Posts by Liam Foster

Liam Foster, Associate Fellow, SPERI, and Senior Lecturer in Social Policy and Social Work, University of Sheffield

From Cradle to the Grave? The decline of UK funeral policy provision

Liam Foster

The Conservative Government will face considerable challenges as people are unable to meet rising funeral costs While much is known about the ritual components of a funeral, very little is known about how individuals and families determine and plan for the financial costs associated with a funeral, and how they afford them. While funeral costs can be a potential source … Continue reading

8 March 2016 by Liam Foster
Categories: Politics and policy, Social science, SPERI Comment, Tax, Welfare Tags: , , , , ,