Infant Cremation – Ministerial Statement & Debate

A review of cremation regulation in England moves a step closer following the ministerial statement. In Scotland, the consultation responses on burial and cremation law have now been published

The campaign for better regulation of the cremation of babies and stillborn infants is gaining momentum, and last week the campaign group Action for Ashes[1] met with the Minister, Caroline Dinenage, and delivered a 61,000 petition to No 10, Downing Street. On 8 July, the Minister issued a statement, below, which was followed in the afternoon by a Westminster Hall debate on infant cremation: Continue reading