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Children’s Funeral Fund for England established to ensure no parent will have to pay for their child’s burial or cremation.
Annual National Statistics on deaths reported to coroners.
Bereaved parents spared children’s burial and cremation costs.
Annual data on deaths reported to coroners, including inquests and post-mortems held, inquest conclusions recorded and finds reported to coroners under treasure legislation.
Form for coroners to complete to release a body for cremation.
The 'Guide to coroner services' is intended for bereaved people and others who may be affected by a coroner investigation or are attending a coroner’s inquest.
Forms for burial or cremation authorities and funeral directors to claim back fees and specific expenses for a child burial or cremation.
Annual national statistics on deaths reported to coroners, including inquests and post-mortems held, inquest conclusions recorded and finds reported to coroners under treasure legislation.
Form for medical referees to authorise the cremation of a deceased person's body.…
Annual data on deaths reported to coroners, including inquests and post-mortems held, inquest conclusions recorded and finds reported to coroners under treasure legislation.…
You need an exhumation licence if you are removing human remains from the ground
The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State is responsible for: victims (including domestic abuse) female offenders youth justice offender health coroners, burials, inquests and inquiries Lammy Review Race Disparity Audit Devolved Administrations devolution (PCCs) human rights Lawfare mental…
Bereaved families will be the focus of proposed new cremation rules and a review of out-of-hours coroner services announced today by Justice Minister Caroline Dinenage.…
The eighth summary bulletin of coroners’ reports to prevent future deaths and responses under Rule 43 of the Coroners …
Application form for a licence to remove buried human remains (including cremated remains).…
How to apply to the Children’s Funeral Fund for help paying for a funeral for a child under 18
The steps you must take when someone dies - register a death, report a death with Tell Us Once, coroners, funerals and death abroad.
Coroners’ reports and responses received from organisations asked to consider action to prevent future deaths.
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