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Wiltshire Coroner

Volume 465: debated on Wednesday 24 October 2007

12. To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many people are employed by the Wiltshire coroner; and how many military inquests are outstanding at that court. (160197)

The Wiltshire coroner employs one deputy coroner and one assistant deputy coroner. He has two administrative staff employed by Wiltshire county council and, from the end of the month, seven coroner's officers employed by Wiltshire Constabulary, The number of military inquests currently outstanding within the Wiltshire coroner district is 43. The full details will be set out in a written ministerial statement to both Houses on Tuesday.