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Funerals: Children

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 218356, tabled on 6 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress the Government has made on implementing the Children's Funeral Fund.

Answered on

14 February 2019

As the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster confirmed during Prime Minister’s Questions on 6 February 2019 (HC Deb (6 February 2019) vol. 654, col. 330. Available at:, the detailed policy on delivery of the Children’s Funeral Fund for England is being developed, and this will determine the implementation timetable. We will provide an update on progress as soon as possible.