Month: March 2020

New temporary measures with regards to the registration of death

On 28 Mar 2020, at 11:22 am, Alan Brown <Alan.Brown@leicester.gov.uk> wrote: Dear Suleman,   The Coronavirus Bill has introduced new temporary measures with regards to the registration of deaths. This includes the use of telephone appointments for registration. As the informant will not now be making a registration in person they will not be issued …

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Coronvirus – further guidance on social gatherings

MBCOL Ltd Further to my previous email, the Government has now published further guidance on social gatherings. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others With regards to funerals this is clear and unequivocal: Places of worship, except for funerals attended by immediate families are closed for social gatherings. Every citizen must comply with these new measures. The relevant authorities, including the …

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Coronvirus – measures that are been implemented by LCC

Please ask for: Alan Brown Direct line: (0116) 454 4925 Email: alan.brown@leicester.gov.uk Date: 18th March 2020 Dear Funeral Director, Re: COVID-19 Coronavirus I am writing to confirm our approach to managing the current Coronavirus pandemic and how this affects burial and cremation services provided by the council. Firstly I would like to reassure you that …

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MBCOL Dear Suleman, I hope you are well. Unfortunately I have had to make further changes as detailed below. Due to the constant changes with the coronavirus situation, government guidelines and ever reducing staffing numbers within the registration service we are no longer able to offer the out of hours service at weekends to issue …

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Advice attending funerals – Leicester City Council

Morning Suleman, I’m happy for you to share. As per the Government’s advice, people should stay at home where possible and should not be attending funerals unless absolutely necessary. Anyone showing any symptoms (fever/new persistent cough) should be in self-isolation and should not attend. If attending the importance of regular hand washing and social distancing …

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Coronavirus Bill 2019-21

MBCOL has been in communication with Jon Ashworth MP (Shadow Health Secretary) and Baroness Sayeeda Warsi on the issue of Schedule 27 of the Coronavirus Bill 2019-21, that will allow designated local authorities to disregard section 46(3) of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984, which is designed to prevent a local authority from …

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