HC Deb 10 June 1985 vol 80 c361W
Mr. Meacher

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will take steps to remove the present charge made by doctors for signing form C for cremations.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

No, for the same reason I gave in my reply to the hon. Member about form B on 13 May at column 34, However we have recently dispensed with certificate C where the death has occurred in hospital and a post-mortem has been held by a registered medical practitioner of at least five years" standing.

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