Is it time to exhume the relatives?

Experience in Greece as a foretaste of future problems in England and Wales?

Last weekend, the BBC Magazine carried a piece entitled Why Greeks are exhuming their parents. This commented: “[c]emeteries in Greek cities are so overcrowded that bodies are often only kept in the ground for three years. Then families have to pay for exhumation – and for the bones to be kept in a building known as an ossuary. But many cannot afford to pay even for this limited degree of dignity in death.”

As elsewhere, the underlying problem in Greece is Continue reading