Cremations & Burials

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Dear Norfolk County Council,

Please can you give me the number of burials and cremations for each year starting from 2015 up to and inclusive 2020. I would like this data as annual figures as opposed to a total sum.

Yours faithfully,
Joe Blackwell

Freedom of Information, Norfolk County Council

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Good Morning,

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information Request ENQ-482060-K3Q1S0

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 received on 21 May 2021.
 
We have up to 20 working days in which to deal with your request; however,
the current circumstances relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19) may impact on
our ability to meet deadlines and so we may take longer to provide you
with a response.

 

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We will also provide an explanation if any information is not released to
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Yours sincerely,

 

Sarah Cooper, Business Support Assistant

Information Compliance Team

Dept: 01603 222661

Bay 7-9, Ground Floor, County Hall, Norwich

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Freedom of Information, Norfolk County Council

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Dear Mr Blackwell

 

Freedom of Information Request ENQ- 482060-K3Q1S0

 

I refer to your request for information dated 24 May 2021.

 

You asked for:        

 

o me the number of burials and cremations for each year starting from
2015 up to and inclusive 2020. I would like this data as annual
figures as opposed to a total sum.

 

Our response:

         

The County Council does not hold the information that you have requested. 

 

You may be able to obtain information regarding burials/cremations
undertaken by the district, borough and city councils in Norfolk, under
their responsibility for dealing with arrangements for any ‘national
assistance funerals’ where there is no next of kin.  Also, some district
councils do provide services to assist in arrangements for private
funerals, burials and cremations.  

 

Here are the district, borough and city council email addresses in
Norfolk. 

 

[1][email address]

[2][email address]

[3][email address]

[4][email address]

[5][email address]

[6][email address]

[7][email address]

 

If you are dissatisfied with our handling of your request you have the
right of appeal through the Council’s internal review procedure by setting
out the grounds of your appeal in writing to:

 

[8][Norfolk County Council request email]

or Information Compliance Team

County Hall

Martineau Lane

Norwich

NR1 2DH

 

An appeal should be submitted within 40 working days of the date of this
notice and should be identified as "FOI Appeal".

 

If you are dissatisfied after pursuing the complaints procedure, you may
apply to the Information Commissioner under Section 50 of the Act for a
decision whether your request for information has been dealt with in
accordance with the requirements of Part I of the Act.  Refer to the ICO
Website at: [9]https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ for advice on how to report a
concern.  Or you can write to them at:

 

First Contact Team

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane, Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Yours sincerely

 

Senior Information Compliance Officer 

Information Compliance Team, Insight and Analytics, Strategy and
Transformation 

Tel Dept: 01603 222661

Bays 7,8 & 9, Ground Floor, South Wing, County Hall, Martineau Lane,
Norwich 

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From: Freedom of Information
Sent: 24 May 2021 11:36
To: Joe Blackwell <[FOI #757323 email]>
Subject: ENQ-482060-K3Q1S0 Freedom of Information request - Cremations &
Burials

 

Good Morning,

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information Request ENQ-482060-K3Q1S0

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 received on 21 May 2021.
 
We have up to 20 working days in which to deal with your request; however,
the current circumstances relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19) may impact on
our ability to meet deadlines and so we may take longer to provide you
with a response.

 

If we require clarification regarding your request, we will contact you to
explain this. The 20 working day period will then start from the day that
we receive your clarification.
 
You will also be informed in advance if there is a charge for supplying
copies of the information.

 

Please also be aware that, if the requested information contains
references to any third parties, we may need to consult these individuals
about the release of their personal data before making a decision whether
or not to release the information to you.

 

We will also provide an explanation if any information is not released to
you.

 

For future reference please note that you can now submit FOI/EIR requests
through our new online webform which can be found at
[15]https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/what-we-do-an....

 

Should you have any queries regarding your request, please contact the
team by email [16][email address] or by telephone
01603 222661.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Business Support Assistant

Information Compliance Team

Dept: 01603 222661

Bay 7-9, Ground Floor, County Hall, Norwich

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