Probate: Standards:Written question - 259280

Asked by Julian Knight

Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 03 June 2019
Ministry of Justice
Probate: Standards
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to speed up the issuance of (a) grant of probate and (b) letters of administration; and if he will make a statement.
Answered by: Paul Maynard
Answered on: 06 June 2019

Urgent action has been taken to address the delays which have been experienced in the probate service. Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service is increasing staffing levels and further improving the digital service to help reduce waiting times.

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