Funerals

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 11th October 2018.

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Photo of Baroness Goudie Baroness Goudie Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will conduct a review of the extent to which funeral directors enter into arrangements that restrict consumer choice and are anti-competitive, with a view to appropriate controls being introduced.

Photo of Lord Henley Lord Henley Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is the independent non-Ministerial department responsible for investigating competition issues in the UK. It is currently conducting a market study to review the effectiveness of competition for consumers in the funerals market.

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