The Chief Coroner's 10th Annual Report 2023 under s36 CJA 200908/05/2024

The Chief Coroner’s tenth annual report to the Lord Chancellor under section 36 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009.

This report is the Chief Coroner’s report covering the work of the coroner service in 2023. It represents His Honour Judge Thomas Teague KC’s report to the Lord Chancellor. The report details the operation of the coroner service following the suite of coroner reforms implemented in July 2013 under the 2009 Act and Rules and Regulations underpinning it. In particular the Chief Coroner’s report sets out:

the continuing work to promote consistency in the resourcing of, and practices in, coroner’s offices across England and Wales

the training and guidance that coroners and their officers have received and engagement with a wide range of stakeholders

recommendations to improve coroner services further

Published 8 May 2024