DMAG

DMAG Update 19/11/2020

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 19 November 2020, with representatives from the Welsh Government, Scottish Government, and Ministry of Justice present for the open part of the meeting. 

DMAG Update 16/11/2020

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 16 November 2020, with representatives from the Welsh Government, Scottish Government, and Ministry of Justice present for the open part of the meeting. 

DMAG Update 12/11/2020

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 12 November 2020, with representatives from the Welsh Government, Scottish Government, Northern Ireland Government and Ministry of Justice present for the open part of the meeting. 

DMAG Update 02/11/2020

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 2 November 2020, with representatives from the Ministry of Justice and Scottish Government present for the open part of the meeting. 

DMAG Update 05/11/2020

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 5 November 2020, with representatives from the Ministry of Justice present for the open part of the meeting. 

COVID-19: revised guidance for arranging or attending a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic

Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England have issued revised guidance or attending or attending a funeral – the guidance applies in England. Changes from previous funerals guidance are: a limit of 30 people attending a funeral – anyone working is not included in this number a limit of 15 people attending […]

DMAG Update 29/10/20

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 29 October 2020, with representatives from the Ministry of Justice and Scottish Government present for the open part of the meeting. 

Scottish Government Update

Scottish Government has updated its 3 main guidance documents for the funeral industry: the funeral director guidance; funeral services guidance; and burial and cremation authorities guidance. Each has been updated to account for the new system of local protection levels, which will be introduced from Monday 2 November. Scotland’s Strategic Framework sets out the different levels of restrictions […]

DMAG Update 26/10/20

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 26 October 2020, with representatives from the Ministry of Justice, Scottish Government and Welsh Government present for the open part of the meeting. 

Important updated guidance : ‘COVID-19: guidance for managing a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic’

Public Health England and the Department of Health & Social Care has issued updated guidance for managing a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic This is national guidance. If local restrictions are in place in your area, please check information on local restrictions  Changes since the last update include:a limit of 30 people attending a funeral […]