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Paupers funeral statistics over the last 5 years

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Dear Lancaster City Council,

How many paupers funerals have taken place over the last 5 years?
What was the total cost of these paupers funerals over the last 5 years?

Yours faithfully,

Iqra Saeed

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Dear Ms Saeed,

Freedom of Information Request - Ref: FOI 2475

Thank you for your request received on 22nd March 2019 in which you asked
for the following information from Lancaster City Council:

 

How many paupers funerals have taken place over the last 5 years?
What was the total cost of these paupers funerals over the last 5 years?

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

Please accept our apologies for the delay in responding.

 

Response

 

+------------------------------------------------------+
| YEAR | NUMBER | COST £s |
|-----------------+------------------+-----------------|
| 2014 | 8 |   9206 |
|-----------------+------------------+-----------------|
| 2015 | 10 |11373 |
|-----------------+------------------+-----------------|
| 2016 | 18 |18991 |
|-----------------+------------------+-----------------|
| 2017 | 11 |10813 |
|-----------------+------------------+-----------------|
| 2018 | 9 |  9532 |
+------------------------------------------------------+

 

 

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