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Coroners (Wales)

Volume 115: debated on Thursday 7 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what information he has as to how many of Her Majesty's coroners currently holding office in Wales are Welsh-speaking; and how many are not Welsh-speaking.

[pursuant to his reply, 10 April, c. 424]: Of the 50 coroners, deputy coroners and assistant deputy coroners holding office in Wales, 15 are sufficiently fluent in Welsh to be able to conduct an inquest without an interpreter.