From Monday 12 April, up to 15 people can attend a wake or commemorative event in England. The 30 person limit for funerals and social distancing guidelines remain in place. Please click here for more information.
Question (Sir John Hayes): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which Government Department has responsibility for the funeral and death care sector. Answer (Alex Chalk): Through a cross-departmental Death Management Programme, the Government continues to provide strategic and operational support to those looking after the deceased [...]
The pandemic has shown that funeral and death care staff are essential workers too Covid-19 has placed an enormous strain on those who work in the death care industry. It is time that we recognise and protect the importance of this sector and the people within it Over [...]
Question (Sir John Hayes): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether COVID-19 regulations pertaining to funeral services will be eased before 21 June 2021. Answer (Kit Malthouse): The ‘COVID-19 Response - Spring 2021’ provides a roadmap out of the current lockdown in England. The [...]
Question (s) (Mark Pawsey): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance her Department has issued to police forces in respect of mourners that breach COVID-19 social distancing regulations at funerals. To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what (a) guidance [...]