Motion: Burial costs for under 18s

Council - 1st May 2018

To consider the following motion of which due notice has been given:

‘That this Council write to the Department for Communities; Mr David Sterling; and Prime Minister Theresa May, to ensure that we as citizens of the UK receive the same benefits, by the provision of burial costs for under 18-year-olds as those grieving parents in Mainland UK .

Further that this Council immediately waive the cost of opening a grave for those under 18-year-olds at a difficult time in any parent’s lives’

Proposed by: Councillor V Warrington, seconded by Councillor H Thornton