Dear Bolsover District Council,
Under the FOI act, I formally request that you provide me with the following information...
Please advise the total number of burials and cremations, annually, broken down by burials and cremations from January 2015 to December 2020 (or the last full month of data), in the Bolsover District Council area.
Please Ask For: Alison Sipson
Direct Line: 01246 242383
E-mail: [Bolsover District Council request email]
Date: 1st June 2021
[FOI #760508 email]
Dear Sir or Madam
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
Your request for information has been considered and, to the best of our
knowledge, the information we hold which relates to your request is as
Please advise the total number of burials and cremations, annually, broken
down by burials and cremations from January 2015 to December 2020 (or the
last full month of data), in the Bolsover District Council area.
With regards to burials, Bolsover District Council only manage closed
churchyards. You will need to contact local Parish and Town Councils in
our area for this information.
Please click on the link from our website below for contact details:
With regards to cremations this falls under the remit of Chesterfield
Borough Council and Mansfield District Council. Their contact details are
Chesterfield Borough Council
Telephone: 01246 345345
Mansfield District Council
Chesterfield Road South
Telephone: 01623 463463
By way of additional information Bolsover District Council do deal with
Public Health Funerals and I have provided you with a link to our website
that shows whether the funeral was a cremation or a burial.
You can view this information on Bolsover District Council’s website using
the following link:
Please scroll down to Public Health Funerals.
The earliest records held are for 2014/15.
This site is updated, as and when, a Public Health Funeral takes place.
I hope that you are satisfied with our response. However, if you are
dissatisfied in any way with the handling of your information request your
next step would be to clearly state in writing why you are dissatisfied
and the Council will treat this as a formal complaint in accordance with
our Compliments, Comments and Complaints policy. The policy together with
information on how to make a complaint is available on the Council’s
website www.bolsover.gov.uk or by emailing CCCAdmin@bolsover.gov.uk.
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Information Commissioner's Office
Telephone: 0303 123 1113
Information and Policy Officer
Bolsover District Council/North East Derbyshire District Council
Corporate Resources (Performance)
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