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Teesside inquests report

Recommendations into how the coroner's service on Teesside could be improved will be looked at today. The council is expected to publish a report that aims to reduce how long families wait for inquests.

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Scrutiny committee look to resolve inquest delays

A review of the service was launched after pressure to review a backlog of inquests in the Teesside area. Credit: ITV

The Community Safety Panel has been meeting in Middlesbrough this morning to discuss the findings of their report into inquest on Teesside.

The Scrutiny Panel are looking at ways to speed up the process after it was discovered some families have waited up to two years for their inquest to be heard.

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