Wednesday’s Budget contained the above intriguing announcement. What’s going on here?
There may be a clue in the small print of the 2015 Budget (which we clean missed) when the Chancellor announced:
The Government will conduct a review into the size and provision of crematoria facilities to make sure they are fit for purpose and sensitive to the needs of all users and faiths. The Government will also review cremation legislation and coroner services.
“All users and faiths.” Is this something to do with provision for Hindus and Sikhs?
Or with the rising cost of funerals, much commented on by the media in the summer?
Who is being consulted?
What outcome is the Government seeking?
All info + suggestions gratefully received.