Cremations and burials.

Currently waiting for a response from Lancaster City Council, they should respond promptly and normally no later than (details).

Tyrone Armatage

Dear Lancaster City Council,

Under the FOI act
Please provide me with the numbers of burials and cremations that have taken place in Lancaster in the following years.
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020

Yours faithfully,

Tyrone Armatage

info, Lancaster City Council

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Dear Tyrone Armitage,

I write to confirm receipt of your request for information, which was
received on 30th May 2021 and is now being processed under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. Your request has been given the unique reference
number as stated in the subject header above and you should quote this
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within 20 working days; this means that you can expect to receive the
requested information by 28th June 2021. If we are unable to deal with
your request within that time limit or the Council does not hold the
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Amy Holland

Information Governance Manager

Data Protection Officer

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Tel:      (01524) 58 2000

 

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Dear Tyrone Armitage,

Freedom of Information Request - Ref: FOI 4077

Thank you for your request received on 30th May 2021 in which you asked
for the following information from Lancaster City Council:

 

Under the FOI act
Please provide me with the numbers of burials and cremations that have
taken place in Lancaster in the following years.
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020

Your request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
(FOIA).

 

Response

 

Please note that Lancaster City Council is not responsible for any
Crematoria in the district and we are therefore unable to provide any
information relating to cremations, apart from those which we are aware of
in our duty to undertake public funerals, the details of these are
available on our website:
[1]https://www.lancaster.gov.uk/environment...

 

The information provided relates to burials within the seven Cemeteries
Lancaster City Council manages which are not only in Lancaster but also in
Morecambe, Heysham and Carnforth.

 

Year    Number of burials

2015            168

2016            187

2017            182

2018            173

2019            173

2020            189

 

 

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Lancaster City Council

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Lancaster

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Yours sincerely

 

Amy Holland

Information Governance Manager

Data Protection Officer

Email: [4][Lancaster City Council request email]

Tel:      (01524) 58 2000

 

Corporate Services, Town Hall, Lancaster LA1 1PJ

Email:
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