Decision details

Public Health Burials

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet considered a report of the Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and Environment) proposing the adoption of the Public Health Act Funerals Policy.




1. That the Public Health Act Funeral Policy (November 2020), be adopted.


2. That Regulatory Services review the policy on an annual basis and presents any proposed changes to the policy to Cabinet for adoption.


Reason for Decision:

The arrangements for public health burials/cremations are a statutory responsibility.

Other Options:

Note: This is an Executive Function
Eligible for call-in to: Place Scrutiny Committee
Cabinet Member: Cllr Terry

Report author: Elizabeth Georgeou

Publication date: 15/01/2021

Date of decision: 14/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 14/01/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/01/2021

Accompanying Documents:


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