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Paupers Funerals

Paupers Funerals: 40,000 a year need state-funded funeral Paupers funerals: around 40,000 people each year have a state-funded burial or cremation when they die “penniless”, a charity has said. The figure includes 21,000 people aged over 65 who “end their days alone, penniless and in pauper’s graves”, the older people’s charity Anchor said. Broadcaster Esther …

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Are Funerals Safe These Days?

LEADING DIRECT CREMATION PROVIDER INCENSED BY MP’S UNHELPFUL AND CARELESS APPEAL TO SENIOR CLERGY FOR RELAXATION OF LOCKDOWN MEASURES FOR FUNERALS We salute those families who are choosing direct cremation in order to play their part in protecting their communities LEADING DIRECT CREMATION PROVIDER INCENSED BY MP’S UNHELPFUL AND CARELESS APPEAL TO SENIOR CLERGY FOR …

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Fairer Finance Reports on the Funeral Plan Market. This report was sponsored by Dignity, who are the dominant force in the UK Funeral Plan Market, and in the Funeral Director market.  Both their funeral plans and their funeral directors are expensive.   They have seen their market share drop substantially over recent years and would …

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Problems With Funeral Prices: Have MPs Been Fooled?

Problems With Funeral Prices – Why The Market Isn’t Working. It isn’t what some MPs think that is causing the problem. James Dunn, founder at Funeralbooker says: “Co-op Funeralcare’s sales figures (2016 ones, just released) show a widening gap in funeral costs quoted by independents and the largest chain in the UK; with the Co-op …

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