The available information is in the table.
|Funeral payment awards made in Great Britain in each of the last three years|
| Notes: |
1. The information provided is management information. Our preference is to answer all parliamentary questions using Official/National Statistics but in this case we only have management information available. It is not quality assured to the same extent as Official/National Statistics and there are some issues with the data; for example, it does not include claims which were processed clerically and have not yet been entered on to the Social Fund Computer System.
2. Figures include awards made on re-consideration or appeal.
3. Figures have been rounded to the nearest 1,000
Annual reports by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the Social Fund.
All aspects of the social fund are kept under review to ensure that they deliver relevant, timely and appropriate support to the right people. The Green Paper "Social Fund reform: debt, credit and low income households" was published on the