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The Church of Scotland has agreed to investigate the increasing costs of holding funerals, following an intervention at its annual gathering.
A leading Hindu organisation has suggested that calls for open funeral pyres at British crematoria are primarily cultural rather than religious, but sensitivity to different funeral sensistivities is needed.
Britain's Hindus are pushing to be able to practice open air cremations according to their long standing tradition. This would require a modification of the Cremation Act 1902.