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Funeral Poverty

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 2:30 pm on 11th September 2018.

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Photo of Siobhain McDonagh Siobhain McDonagh Labour, Mitcham and Morden 2:30 pm, 11th September 2018

I congratulate my hon. Friend on her tenacity and determination in taking on this terrible scourge. Is she aware of the exploitation that people face when trying to bury a loved one, with local authorities doubling, tripling or quadrupling burial fees for someone who did not live in the borough at the time of death, even if they own the grave and lived in the borough almost their entire life?