50% of Social Fund Funeral Expenses Claims are rejected

February 19, 2016   //   No Comments

Fair Funerals recently tweeted statistics from the Department for Work and Pensions, which showed the number of applications and refusals for Social Fund Funeral Expenses between 2010 and 2015.  The figures show that approximately 50% of applications are initially rejected. You may view the information here.

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