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Information about who coroners are and the work that they do.
Guidance to coroners on various matters relating to the law. Plus details of key cases heard by coroners.
Coroners have a duty to make reports to a person, organisation, local authority or government department or agency where they believe that action should be taken to prevent future deaths.
The Chief Coroner’s Annual Reports cover matters that the Chief Coroner wishes to bring to the attention of the Lord Chancellor, and matters that the Lord Chancellor has asked the Chief Coroner to cover.