The latest network queries circulated for this service are listed below.
If you would like more information about any of these queries or want to submit a response, please email Wayne Priestley.
Network queries from previous years are available on the links at the bottom of the page.
CEM057 - Burial cost information – 01.02.18
A member authority is looking for burial cost information from other
local authority members in order to assess its own costs and
performance, in particular:
CEM056 - Operating hours for burials/funerals - 01.02.18
A member authority is currently reviewing their burial services.
They are looking for information regarding the current practices of
other local authority-run cemeteries with regards to what their
working hours are in which burials take place, and also the latest
time funerals are allowed to to take place.
CEM055 - Cemetery machinery - 09.01.18
A member authority is enquiring as to what Machinery other
Authorities use to dig Graves (JCB etc) and what they found useful
or useless, fantastic or good, etc.
They would also be interested in the types of machinery used for
general Cemetery operations, e.g. off road trucks etc) John Deere
Gators or similar.
CEM054 - Backfilling of graves by families - 09.01.18
Following a recent burial, all the burial furniture and grave shoring
were irretrievable as the family backfilled the grave and wouldn’t
allow the cemetery staff near the grave to remove anything.
Therefore the enquiring authority is enquiring whether other local
authorities allow families to backfill a grave following a burial.
Therefore they would like to ask the following questions: