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Decision details

Discussion with North Yorkshire County Council to Explore Merging Coroner Areas

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report will ask members to agree to enter discussions with the Ministry of Justice and NYCC regarding the possibility of amalgamating with the Coroners' areas covering North Yorkshire.


Resolved:  That approval be given to hold discussions with NYCC to explore the merging of coroner areas, in accordance with Option 2.


Reason:     To improve resilience and efficiency, with minimal financial impact and in line with the Chief Coroner’s guidance.

Report author: Andrew Docherty

Publication date: 18/01/2019

Date of decision: 17/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 17/01/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 22/01/2019

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