require the coroner, following an inquest, to record an opinion as to the relevant factors in a case of death by suicide; and for connected purposes.
The Coroners (Determination of Suicide) Bill [HL] is a Lords Private Members' Bill tabled by Lord Bishop of St Albans.Is this Bill currently before Parliament?
Yes. This Bill was introduced on 28 November 2023 and is currently before Parliament.Whose idea is this Bill?
As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an Member of the House of Lords (Lord Bishop of St Albans), not the Government.What type of Bill is this?
Lords Private Members' Bills can be tabled by any member, at any time during the Session. A number of Lords may win ballot slots to receive precedence in the Lords.So is this going to become a law?
Lords PMBs are extremely unlikely to become law. Unless the Bill receives unanimous support from MPs and can pass 2nd Reading in the Commons without debate, it will not proceed further in the Bill process.Would you like to know more?
Bill Progession through Parliament