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Fair Funerals Campaign responds to Government on funeral poverty

The Government has responded to the recommendations made by a cross-party committee of MPs on the system of support they provide to bereaved people. Following the committee’s recommendation the Government has said it will consider undertaking a coordinated review of burials, cremations and funerals. The Government has also committed to work with stakeholders to agree the elements of a standard funeral and what a reasonable cost of this would be.

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