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Cremation Certificates

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 10th May 2007.

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Photo of Bill Olner Bill Olner Labour, Nuneaton 10:30 am, 10th May 2007

The whole industry will welcome what the Minister has just said. There was grave concern— [Laughter]—Pardon the pun. There was much concern within the industry that VAT would be levied at 17.5 per cent., so I am grateful for the Minister's response. Will he continue his dialogue with the National Association of Funeral Directors, so that these services, which are very serious for many of us at a time of loss, are continued?