Bereavement Services

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Dear Warwick District Council,

May I have the most recent annual budget (expenditure against income) for the Bereavement Services Team.

In addition may I have the latest numbers of: a) cremations and b) burials made by this team within a year - preferably 2018 to 2019.

Yours faithfully,

Bob Clapham

Information, Warwick District Council

Dear Mr Clapham

Thank you for your request for information which I acknowledge was received by the District Council on 8 January 2020.

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Kind regards

Matthew Kinsey
Corporate Support Assistant
Chief Executive’s Office

Corporate Support Team
Warwick District Council
Riverside House
Milverton Hill
Royal Leamington Spa
CV32 5HZ

Telephone 01926 456123

Website: www.warwickdc.gov.uk

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Pamela Chilvers, Warwick District Council

Dear Mr Clapham,

I'm sorry for the delay in sending you this information.

The Councils budget information is published on the website the 2018/19 can be found https://www.google.com/url?client=intern...

For the period 1/4/18 to 31/3/19 there were a) 1962 cremations; b) 265 burials

Thank you
Pam

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