Oral Answers to Questions — Coroners.

– in the House of Commons on 26th November 1936.

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Photo of Mr Reginald Sorensen Mr Reginald Sorensen , Leyton West

asked the Home Secretary what steps he proposes to take to implement the recommendations of the Departmental Committee on Coroners?

Photo of Mr John Simon Mr John Simon , Spen Valley

Legislation would be required to give effect to the principal recommendations of the committee, and in view of the heavy legislative programme which has already been announced, it would not appear that there is likely to be an opportunity for dealing with this matter in the present Session.

Photo of Mr Reginald Sorensen Mr Reginald Sorensen , Leyton West

Can the right hon. Gentleman give any indication when these important recommendations will be dealt with?

Photo of Mr John Simon Mr John Simon , Spen Valley

I could not give an indication in answer to the hon. Gentleman's question now, but I said not in the present Session in the answer I have given him.