Blogs

Funeral Director of the Month

Fair Funerals are proud to announce Groves Family Funeral Directors as our most recent Funeral Director of the Month.

 

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MPs to debate funeral poverty - make sure they act!

Next Wednesday 14th Sept at 9:30am Parliament will debate funeral poverty.

We need you to contact your MP and let them know you're worried about funeral poverty.

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The Walking Debt

Funeral director Jonathan Robinson has completed his walk to raise attent

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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.

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Ministers tell hard up grieving families to have a pauper’s funeral

A grant to help the poorest grieving families pay funeral costs hasn’t been increased in fifteen years, it was reported this week.

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New Minister: Same refusal to raise the funeral fund

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Family Support, Housing & Child Maintenance, Kit Malthouse MP, has this week announced reforms to his Department for Work and Pensions' funeral payment.

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Budget fails to lift people out of funeral poverty

When Fair Funerals launched the #BurytheDebt campaign, it was our simple aim that the funeral fund be raised so it covered the cost of a basic funeral.

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'A sticking plaster on a broken bone': Government ignore pressure to raise funeral fund

The government have ignored calls from bereaved people, MPs, charities and the funeral industry to raise the funeral fund to cover the cost of a funeral.

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Funeral poverty booms as government funeral fund shrinks

Funeral poverty is rising and the government are spending less than ever to help grieving people who can't afford a funeral.

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Your family photos can help us end funeral poverty!

Every successful campaign needs good photos to illustrate why it matters to people. 

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