Decision details

Bereavement Services

Decision Maker: Environment & Economy Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To advise the committee on the services provided and challenges faced.




(a)       That Scrutiny notes the current capacity levels at each of the county’s

cemeteries and notes the need to increase capacity at critical sites;


(b)       That Scrutiny supports an application for additional capital funding for the

progression of Hawarden No. 2 cemetery extension;


(c)        That Scrutiny supports proposals to provide additional burial capacity within Buckley Cemetery and approves the future submission of a capital funding application; and


(d)       That Scrutiny approves the further exploration of alternative burial and

cremation options as a means to support future cemetery capacity, subject to available funding.


Report author: Katie Wilby

Publication date: 07/03/2023

Date of decision: 07/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 07/03/2023 - Environment & Economy Overview & Scrutiny Committee

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