HC Deb 23 March 2004 vol 419 c775W
Mr. Fabian Hamilton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he requires that bodies be released by hospitals immediately without precondition or delay once they are no longer required by a coroner for evidential purposes. [159971]

Paul Goggins

Once the coroner has released the body it is for the representatives of the deceased, working with the hospital, to arrange transfer of the body to its final resting place.

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