- An investigation was launched in December 2012 after bereavement charity Sands discovered staff at the council-run crematorium had buried cremated remains of babies in a mass grave, without parents being informed
- Edinburgh council issued an independent review, auditors are currently looking through 100,000 records that date back as far as the 1960s
- A petition by campaigners for a public inquiry has gained more than 3,000 signatures
- Initial findings suggest other local authority crematoriums may have had similar policies: Aberdeen, Fife and Argyll and Bute councils have admitted they routinely do not return ashes
- The council said it is now looking into installing a memorial in the garden of remembrance as a 'mark of respect'
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