Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Proposals and Adoption of Functions.




(a) that as the relevant lead authority for the Combined Coroner Area for the County of Devon, Plymouth and Torbay, to the extent necessary, recommend that Council adopt the duties and functions from Torbay and Plymouth under the Criminal Justice Act for the purposes of enabling Devon to deliver the Coroner’s Service for the County of Devon, Plymouth and Torbay; and


(b) take assurance from the progress report presented.

Divisions Affected: (All Divisions);

Other reasons / organisations consulted



Plymouth CC / Torbay Council / and TBC

Contact: Maria Price, Director of Legal and Democratic Services Email:

Report author: Maria Price

Publication date: 10/04/2024

Date of decision: 10/04/2024

Decided at meeting: 10/04/2024 - Cabinet

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