Number of Memorial sales made by Council & commission earned

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Dear Bedford Borough Council,
Please could you provide me with the number of memorial headstones that have been sold by the council through the bereavement services department. The values and the commissions earned by the Council.

Yours faithfully,

Mr M Jones

Freedom of Information, Bedford Borough Council

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Andrea Bechtle, Bedford Borough Council

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Dear Malcolm Jones

 

Request pursuant to Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request No.12836

 

Thank you for your recent enquiry for information held by the Council.

 

Unfortunately we are unable to process your request as we have
insufficient detail from you to identify the information you require.

 

Therefore can you please confirm a time frame of the information you
require. For example this could be from January 2012 – to present etc.
Without this, it may take some considerable time to gather the
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When we have received your response, we will contact you again to provide
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Yours sincerely

 

Andrea Bechtle

FOI & EIR Officer - Environment

Bedford Borough Council

Room 336, Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, MK429AP

(01234) 718243 (ext 47243)
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Dear Andrea Bechtle,
I would appreciate it if you could send the information as annual amounts for each year from 2007-2017

Yours sincerely,

Malcolm Jones

Andrea Bechtle, Bedford Borough Council

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Dear Malcolm Jones

 

Request pursuant to Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request No.12836

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Andrea Bechtle

FOI & EIR Officer - Environment

Bedford Borough Council

Room 336, Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, MK429AP

(01234) 718243 (ext 47243)

‘Bedford Borough Council - Working with our partners to make the borough a
better place to live, work and visit.’

 

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Andrea Bechtle, Bedford Borough Council

Bedford BC - OFFICIAL-Unsecure

 

Dear Mr Jones

 

Request pursuant to Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request No.12836

 

I refer to your recent enquiry for information held by the Council under
the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 concerning number of
memorial headstones sold. Under the provisions of the Freedom of
Information Act, the authority must state whether or not the information
exists and I can confirm that we do hold the information you requested
which has been answered below. 

 

Please find your request and our response below: 

 

1.    Please could you provide me with the number of memorial headstones
that have been sold by the council through the bereavement services
department. The values and the commissions earned by the Council.

Please see table below.

 

Sales of Headstones & Commission Received
Year No of Sales Commission
2007 Information not available Information not available
2008 Information not available Information not available
2009 Information not available Information not available
2010 Information not available Information not available
2011 1 438
2012 11 3173
2013 1 93
2014 3 774
2015 1 480
2016 3 769
2017 1 309

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Andrea Bechtle

FOI & EIR Officer - Environment

Bedford Borough Council

Room 336, Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, MK429AP

(01234) 718243 (ext 47243)
‘Bedford Borough Council - Working with our partners to make the borough a
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