HC Deb 09 June 2004 vol 422 c427W
Harry Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his answer of 29 April 2004,Official Report, column 1298W, on Dr. Harold Shipman, whether the entire body was disposed of; who authorised the disposal; what method was used for disposal; and if he will make a statement. [171993]

Paul Goggins

The body of Harold Shipman has been released to his family by the coroner. Once a coroner's inquiries have been completed and the release authorised, the decision on disposal is a private matter for the family of the deceased.