Issue details

Potential Joint Coroners Service, Business Case

To consider the business case for requesting a merger of the Staffordshire South Coronial jurisdiction with Stoke on Trent and North Staffordshire, following the retirement of HM Senior Coroner.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects two or more electoral divisions;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/11/2021

Decision due: 16 Feb 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Communities and Culture

Lead director: Director for Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Janene Cox OBE Email: Tel: (01785) 278368.


Some consultation will have taken place but further consultation will be carried out at the time that the business case is submitted to the Chief Coroners Office and MoJ.

Public or Private Decision: Public

Service Area: Regulatory Services


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  • Potential Joint Coroners Service, Business Case