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.
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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Funeral plans are supposed to act as a sort of savings scheme to make sure that people’s funeral costs are going to be covered.
The government have announced plans to make their funeral fund simpler and fairer. The fund is available to some people who would otherwise been unable to afford a funeral.
Student Alex Craven writes about losing his husband Paul, being unable to afford a funeral.
By Alex Craven