Welsh Affairs

Part of International Women’S Day – in the House of Commons at 4:18 pm on 2nd March 2017.

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Photo of Chris Elmore Chris Elmore Opposition Whip (Commons) 4:18 pm, 2nd March 2017

Along with my hon. Friend, I welcome the news that Bridgend County Borough Council, and Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council in my constituency, have cancelled child burial fees. Does she not agree that it is very upsetting for families who lose a child that it has taken individual councils to change these rulings, rather than the British Government stepping up to the plate and providing the money to enable all local councils across the UK to do this immediately?