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.
Kath Inkpen works as a Campaigns and Research Co-ordinator at Citizens Advice St Helens - she found out first hand how difficult it was to get funeral directors to talk about price.
By Michael Egan
Today the Fair Funerals campaign challenges the funeral industry to be open and transparent about their prices, calling on them to make prices available online.
Over the last year the Fair Funerals campaign has grown to bring the issue of funeral poverty to the top of the agenda. We wouldn’t have achieved that success without the help of our many volunteers.
Death and money are still the two things that we’d rather not talk about – put them together in funeral poverty and the silence is deafening.
A recent report by Citizens Advice Scotland has taken a look at how funeral poverty is affecting people and recommends changes to help those most in need.
In a report published today, the Work and Pensions Committee says the UK Government should follow the lead of the Scottish Government
Fair Funerals is pleased to announce that Tamworth Co-operative in the West Midlands is the latest co-op to sign up to our Fair Funerals Pledge.