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CORONERS' COURTS SUPPORT SERVICE

That this House congratulates the Coroners' Courts Support Service (CCSS) which supports bereaved families who have to give evidence at inquests of loved ones; understands that for grieving families attending an inquest and giving evidence can be a shattering and daunting experience; commends the dedication of the 135 volunteers who have so far been trained by the CCSS; is impressed that only two salaried staff manage the entire service and by the dedication of this small team and the volunteers who do so much to help families and witnesses cope with the process; expresses concern that only 24 coroners' courts throughout England currently have access to this service;notes that with funding of 1 million over three years the CCSS would be in a position to roll out to every single coroners' court in England and Wales; and calls on the Secretary of State for Justice to explore ways of finding this funding to extend and secure such an invaluable and commendable service for the whole country.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 18.10.2012
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 18.09.2012
Burstow, Paul Liberal Democrats Sutton and Cheam 15.10.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 16.10.2012
Coffey, Ann Labour Party Stockport 18.09.2012
Cooper, Rosie Labour Party West Lancashire 05.11.2012
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 17.10.2012
Crouch, Tracey Conservative Party Chatham and Aylesford 17.10.2012
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 25.10.2012
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 17.10.2012
Dobson, Frank Labour Party Holborn and St Pancras 15.10.2012
Dowd, Jim Labour Party Lewisham West and Penge 17.10.2012
Esterson, Bill Labour Party Sefton Central 16.10.2012
Field, Frank Labour Party Birkenhead 16.10.2012
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 19.10.2012
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 24.10.2012
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 17.10.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 15.10.2012
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 12.11.2012
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 18.10.2012
Hoey, Kate Labour Party Vauxhall 15.10.2012
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 17.10.2012
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 16.10.2012
Hughes, Simon Liberal Democrats Bermondsey and Old Southwark 20.12.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 22.10.2012
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 29.10.2012
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 17.10.2012
Murphy, Paul Labour Party Torfaen 18.10.2012
Randall, John Conservative Party Uxbridge and Ruislip South 15.10.2012
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 01.11.2012
Ruddock, Joan Labour Party Lewisham Deptford 15.10.2012
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 18.09.2012
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 16.10.2012
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 16.10.2012
Spelman, Caroline Conservative Party Meriden 31.10.2012
Stunell, Andrew Liberal Democrats Hazel Grove 21.11.2012
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 15.10.2012
Walley, Joan Labour Party Stoke-on-Trent North 08.11.2012
Watts, Dave Labour Party St Helens North 22.10.2012
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 19.10.2012
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 06.12.2012
Woodward, Shaun Labour Party St Helens South and Whiston 31.10.2012