Following recent media reports on provision of PHA funerals the ICCM has published a policy statement on their website outlining the duties of each local authority providing PHA Funerals.

The statement calls for all local authorities with the statutory responsibility for providing a service to publish their policies on their website, setting out clear guidelines to the public and calling for the words “paupers” and “destitute” to be avoided due to their insensative nature.

You can read the Policy Statement here:

ICCM POLICY STATEMENT