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Infant cremations – consultation response documentThe Ministry of Justice has now published a response to its ‘Consultation on cremation following recent inquiries into infant cremations’.
This response follows the Government’s consultation on proposals for a number of changes to the Cremation (England and Wales) Regulations 2008 and non-legislative changes to improve practices surrounding infant cremations.
The Ministry has stated that it is very grateful for the 83 responses received to the consultation from a range of individuals and organisations including local authorities, cremation authorities, bereaved parents, hospitals, voluntary organisations, faith groups and representative associations for cremation authorities and funeral directors.
The response document summarises respondents’ views and sets out the Ministry's intention to:
The response document and impact assessment of the proposals are available on the consultation web page: https://consult.justice.gov.uk/digital-communications/consultation-on-cremation
or by following the link below.More
An Act of the Scottish Parliament to restate and amend the law relating to burial and cremation; to make provision about exhumation of human remains; to make provision in relation to the inspection and licensing of funeral directors; and for connected purposes. - See more at:
The Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities (FBCA), the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM), the Cremation Society of Great Britain (CSGB) and the Association of Private Crematoria and Cemeteries (APCC) are pleased to announce the availability of single universally agreed Policy Statement and Best Practice Guidance Documents for Infant Cremation, which we would suggest should be posted on the websites of privately and publicly operated crematoria. To access the documents, lease use the links below or those available within the Top Downloads section of this site.