Submitted by Heather on Thu, 08/09/2016 - 15:14
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.
Submitted by Heather on Mon, 06/11/2017 - 12:30
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.
Submitted by Heather on Wed, 30/08/2017 - 10:58
Funeral poverty is rising and the government are spending less than ever to help grieving people who can't afford a funeral.
Submitted by Heather on Mon, 10/07/2017 - 11:54
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.
Submitted by Heather on Thu, 22/06/2017 - 11:53
Student Alex Craven writes about losing his husband Paul, being unable to afford a funeral.
By Alex Craven
Submitted by Heather on Wed, 03/05/2017 - 11:45
This is a critical time to persuade the government to take action on funeral poverty.
Submitted by Heather on Fri, 24/03/2017 - 16:40
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.
Submitted by Heather on Thu, 09/03/2017 - 15:25
MPs grilled the government this week over their lack of progress in tackling funeral poverty.
Submitted by Heather on Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:30
An MP whose 8 year old son died has spoken out for the thousands of parents who can’t afford a funeral.
Submitted by Heather on Thu, 24/11/2016 - 11:45
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?