Policy #1071: "Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests"
Someone who believes that Ministers should be able to legally intervene in a coroner's inquest and either order it to take place without a jury or suspend it and impose an inquiry in its place.
would have voted like this...
|Commons||10 Jun 2008||Counter-Terrorism Bill — Disallow inquests without a jury in England and Wales — rejected||Majority (strong)|
|Commons||10 Jun 2008||Counter Terrorism Bill — Lord Chief Justice to appoint "special coroners" — rejected||Majority|
|Commons||26 Jan 2009||Coroners and Justice Bill — Condemn the Coroners and Justice Bill — rejected||Majority|
|Commons||9 Nov 2009||Coroners and Justice Bill — Enable Minister to Replace Inquest With Inquiry — Incercept Evidence in Inquests||Majority (strong)|
|Lords||11 Nov 2009||Coroners and Justice Bill — Remove powers of Lord Chancellor to Suspend a Coroner's Inquest — rejected||Majority|
|Commons||12 Nov 2009||Coroners and Justice Bill — Schedule 1 — Explicit Approval of Lord Chief Justice Required for Minister to Suspend Coroner's Inquiry -rejected||Majority (strong)|