• Prime Minister announces Children's Funeral Fund

    Removing huge burden for grieving parents but more change needed

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  • Ministers tell hard-up grieving families to have a pauper's funeral

    Government pass responsibility for funeral poverty onto councils

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    New Minister: Same refusal to raise the funeral fund

    Government still not listening to bereaved people's needs

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    Budget fails to lift people out of poverty

     

    Chancellor ignores pleas to increase funeral fund

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    Bury the Debt

    Sign the petition calling Chancellor Philip Hammond to increase the funeral fund

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  • 'A sticking plaster on a broken bone'

     

     

     

    The Government ignore mounting pressure to raise the funeral fund

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PM announces end to child funeral fees after #ChildrensFuneralFund campaign

The Prime Minister has announced that England is to follow Wales’s lead and scrap children’s funeral fees. This follows on from a passionate campaign led by Carolyn Harris MP, who lost her own child and found herself unable to afford a funeral for him.

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