Co-op signs up to new campaign to tackle rising cost of funerals

Co-op signs up to new campaign to tackle rising cost of funerals

The Co-op has signed up to a new campaign aimed at tackling the rising cost of funerals.

The group's Funeralcare business has agreed to display a full range of prices online and at its funeral homes, one of the aims of the Fair Funerals campaign.

Richard Lancaster, managing director for Co-op Funeralcare, said: "Funeral poverty is a growing issue and it is absolutely key that we take action and play our part in helping to tackle this. The measures we have announced today are a further step on this journey."