Funeral Industry News

Public Consultations: Analysis Reports

May 13, 2024 by No Comments | Category Consultation, Regulations, Uncategorized

The Scottish Government launched a collection of public consultations on 25 August 2023 with proposals on different aspects of regulation of the funeral sector:

  • Alkaline hydrolysis (‘water cremation’)
  • Burial
  • Inspection of burial, cremation and funeral directors
  • Licensing of funeral directors.

The consultations closed on Friday 17 November 2023.

The consultation analysis report for burial is now available to view online.

Management of burial grounds, application for burial, exhumation, private burial and restoration of lairs: regulation in Scotland

The consultation analysis reports for Alkaline hydrolysis (‘water cremation’) and licensing of funeral directors are also available to view online.

We will publish the analysis of the consultation on inspection once it is finalised.