Baroness Gould of Potternewton

Former 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 Baroness Gould of Potternewton’s position on this issue

However, Baroness Gould of Potternewton has taken part in the following votes on the topic:

Minor votes

  • On 11 Nov 2009: Baroness Gould of Potternewton 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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