Merger of York coroner area with North Yorkshire County Council coroner areas
Purpose of report: To obtain member agreement to request merger of York and North Yorkshire coroner areas.
The Executive will be asked to agree to City of York Council submitting a business case to the Chief Coroner and Ministry of Justice requesting a merger of York and North Yorkshire coroner areas.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Be significant in terms of its effects on communities;
Decision status: Decision Made
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/05/2021
Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;
Decision due: 24/06/21 by Executive
Lead member: Executive Leader (incorporating Policy, Strategy and Partnerships)
Lead director: Director of Governance
On 19 January 2019 members gave approval to explore the merger of
coroner areas with North Yorkshire County Council.
This has been explored and a merger request has been prepared to submit to the Chief Coroner and the Ministry of Justice.
Members are asked to consider this request, then an extensive consultation process will take place.
Consultees include the following for the North Yorkshire and York areas:
Chief Executives of local authorities
North Yorkshire Police
Coroners, including neighbouring coroners
NHS and clinical commissioning groups
Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: -
- 24/06/2021 - Executive Merger of York Coroner Area with North Yorkshire County Council Coroner Areas 24/06/2021
- Merger of York coroner area with North Yorkshire County Council coroner areas