• Children’s Funeral Fund

    Every year, around 10,000 parents have to endure the pain of losing a child and many struggle to meet the cost of paying for a funeral – and for some this is an impossible task.

    We must do everything we can to help parents, who already facing a terrible situation, avoid the further nightmare of being plunged into debt through funeral costs.

    That’s why Conor is supporting a campaign calling on the Government to set up a new fund to help bereaved parents with the cost of children’s funerals, supporting Labour colleague Carolyn Harris MP, who struggled to pay for her young son Martin’s funeral after he was killed in a car accident at the age of eight in 1989.

    It is high time the Government acted and followed the lead of the Welsh Labour Government and introduced a Children’s Funeral Fund