Open consultation

Call for evidence - review of legal aid for inquests


This call for evidence invites those interested or involved in the inquest process to share their experience of inquests as part of a Government review into the provision of legal aid for inquests.

This consultation is being held on another website.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

This call for evidence seek views on people’s experiences of the current inquests system. We want to ensure that bereaved families are properly supported and able to participate in the inquest process.

This paper outlines the current position and seeks to identify potential areas for improvement or where more might be done. Part of this includes looking at the provision of legal aid for legal help and legal representation of bereaved families at inquests.

Published 19 July 2018