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Coroners "are independent judicial officers appointed and paid for by the relevant local authorities who are responsible for investigating violent, unnatural deaths or sudden deaths of unknown cause and deaths in custody that are reported to them."Coroners from Ministry of Justice

"Coroners are not designated as public authorities under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and therefore their records are not subject to the information access regime of this Act. There is a separate information access regime forsuch records over which the Commissioner has no jurisdiction" ICO decision notice

Lists of coroners

The Coroners' Society publish a list of coroners. The Ministry of Justice has also published a list.

Coroners whose contact details are listed on websites

Source: FOI requests

External resources