When we first started campaigning for fairer funerals in 2014, only 10% of funeral directors in the UK had any prices at all on their websites.
Student Alex Craven writes about losing his husband Paul, being unable to afford a funeral.
By Alex Craven
With funeral costs more than doubling in only 10 years, funeral directors are under pressure from the public to be fair and open about what they charge.
This is a critical time to persuade the government to take action on funeral poverty.
Today the Welsh Government have announced plans to scrap fees for children's funerals. This follows a determined, passionate campaign led by Carolyn Harris MP who lost her own young son and found she was unable to afford to bury him.
Despite widespread criticism from bereavement experts and the public, MPs have pressed ahead with changes that will leave many grieving families considerably out of pocket.
Under a new schemes to be introduced in April, bereavement benefits will be cut for most parents who lose their partner.
MPs grilled the government this week over their lack of progress in tackling funeral poverty.