Lord Haskel

Deputy Speaker (Lords)

Labour Peer

Ministers Intervening in Inquests

There have been votes in Parliament on the powers of ministers to intervene in inquests. Specific votes were held on questions including if the Secretary of State ought be able to order a coroner's inquest to take place without a jury and if a minister ought be able to suspend a coroner's inquest.

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We don’t have enough information to calculate Lord Haskel’s position on this issue

However, Lord Haskel has taken part in the following votes on the topic:

  • On 11 Nov 2009: Lord Haskel voted no on Coroners and Justice Bill — Remove powers of Lord Chancellor to Suspend a Coroner's Inquest — rejected Show vote

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