Cemeteries:Written question - 20166

Asked by Andrew Gwynne
(Denton and Reddish)
Asked on: 15 December 2015
Ministry of Justice
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress has been made in making it lawful to reuse graves.
Answered by: Caroline Dinenage
Answered on: 22 December 2015

The reuse of burial space is a sensitive issue and any potential changes in this area, including any legislation, would require careful consideration. We have been actively engaging with stakeholders and will consider whether there is a need for government to take action in due course.

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