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Cremation (Medical Certificates)

Volume 649: debated on Thursday 16 November 1961

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is aware that there is no uniformity in the charges for cremation and burial certificates, and that some hospitals charge four guineas while others charge two; and if he will take steps to fix a maximum charge for this service so that the public will know what fee they will be called upon to pay.

I would refer the hon. Member to the Answer which I gave on 9th November to my hon. Friend the Member for Solihull (Mr. Lindsay).