Funeral director views requested for cremation consultation by Ministry of Justice

February 25, 2016   //   No Comments

The Ministry of Justice will be hosting a web chat on 29th February from 12 to 1 pm.  As a funeral director, your views are sought on the issues and proposals in their consultation on cremations (covering England and Wales only).  They are specifically interested in your views on:

  • a definition of ashes
  • the cremation of babies of less than 24 weeks’ gestation
  • a national cremation working group
  • an inspector
  • the collection of ashes

To get involved:

Comments and suggestions will be fed into the consultation process to help inform the way forward. The consultation closes on 9 March 2016 and the plan is publish a response document later in the spring / early summer.