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Death Certificates

Volume 448: debated on Tuesday 11 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans the Government have to audit death certificates. (81894)

The Government are considering what else might be done to strengthen the overall system within which deaths are certified and investigated, to complement the draft Bill on coroner reform published by the Department for Constitutional Affairs on 12 June 20061.

1 Coroner Reform: The Government’s draft Bill—Improving death investigation in England and Wales, June 2006, Cm 6849