Decision details

Bereavement Services - Service review and Charges

Decision Maker: Director of Economy and Place

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

 

To consider and approve new service charges and changes to service times for Bereavement Services.

Decision:

That:

a)    Charges are amended for Bereavement Services, as shown in appendix 1, to take effect on 1st May 2021 are approved; and

b)    The cremation service times are increased to reflect the need of the bereaved to have sufficient time to pay their respects, as shown in appendix 2 are approved; and

c)    Pre-purchasing of burial plots in Hereford, Kington and Wigmore Cemeteries is no longer offered.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

1.            A general increase. This is not being recommended as this will not deliver on the service improvements detailed in this report.

2.            Do nothing. This is not recommended as this will not deliver on the service improvements detailed in this report.

 

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: John Gibbon, Direct Services Manager Email: jgibbon@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432 383204.

Publication date: 06/04/2021

Date of decision: 06/04/2021

Date comes into force if not called in: 13/04/2021

Call-in deadline date: 12/04/2021

Current call-in Count: 0

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