funeral poverty

Funeral poverty – what to ask your election candidates!

This is a critical time to persuade the government to take action on funeral poverty.

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Fair Funerals runner up in campaigners award

Each year, the Sheila Mckechnie Foundation celebrates the best campaigns and campaigners. This may be those working locally or nationally, and from individuals and community groups to people working in large organisations. 

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MPs flood in to support child funeral fund

Today we held a parliamentary drop-in event for MPs, calling on their support for a child funeral fund, to spare grieving parents the added trauma of funeral poverty.

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Lincolnshire Co-op pledge transparent pricing to help grieving people

Fair Funerals is pleased to announce that Lincolnshire Co-Op have signed up all of their branches to our enhanced Fair Funerals pledge. By signing the ex

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Record number of MPs back end to children’s funeral fees

A parliamentary petition calling for an end to children's funeral fees has received more MP signatures than any other for the whole of 2016. The ‘Early Day Motion’ (EDM)  has been signed by 152 MPs

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Funerals plans must be regulated to protect consumer MPs warn

A group of MPs are calling for proper regulation for funeral plans which are not always as good value as they seem.

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Pressure escalates on government to fund funerals for grieving parents

An MP whose 8 year old son died has spoken out for the thousands of parents who can’t afford a funeral.

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What happens if you’re ‘just about managing’ and someone dies?

When Theresa May made her first speech as Prime Minister, she vowed to help families who were “just about managing” (JAM). But what happens if you’re ‘just about managing’ and someone dies?

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Fund funerals for grieving parents, says Jeremy Corbyn

Theresa May rejects Labour's plea to lift the financial burden on grieving parents, but her words suggests she has a lot to learn about funeral poverty.

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The Fair Funerals pledge - what difference has it made?

To mark the one year anniversary of the Fair Funerals pledge we conducted a thorough review to assess its impact and explore how it could be developed an

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