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Cemeteries

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 20166, tabled on 15 December 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress has been made in making it lawful to reuse graves.

Answered on

22 December 2015

The reuse of burial space is a sensitive issue and any potential changes in this area, including any legislation, would require careful consideration. We have been actively engaging with stakeholders and will consider whether there is a need for government to take action in due course.