HC Deb 28 July 1955 vol 544 cc203-4W
Sir A. Bossom

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he will circularise local authorities with the ad- vice that where a new crematorium or large cemetery is required, the site should be chosen away from houses in close proximity and that the centre of rural villages should be avoided at all costs.

Mr. Sandys

The siting of crematoria and cemeteries is regulated by Statute and is subject to important safeguards in the interests of residents in the locality. I am not satisfied that a circular to local authorities is necessary.