Coroners: Armed Forces

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 6th November 2018.

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Photo of Lord Allen of Kensington Lord Allen of Kensington Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to instruct coroners to record whether a victim of suicide had been a serving or former member of the armed forces.

Photo of Lord Keen of Elie Lord Keen of Elie The Advocate-General for Scotland, Lords Spokesperson (Ministry of Justice)

The Government has addressed this issue in its response to the current e-petition on the recording of veterans’ suicides. A revised response was published on 30 October 2018. A copy of the response is attached.

E-Petition (Word Document, 22.61 KB)

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