Deborah Coles is the executive director of INQUEST, a charity working across England and Wales to provide expertise on contentious state-related deaths and their investigation. She is also on the board of trustees of Clean Break and a special adviser to Women in Prison.
Published in: openJusticeNo funding, no justice: Legal aid at inquests
The UK government recently decided not to extend legal aid funding to grieving families at inquests. This was wrong...
Published in: Shine A LightWe must protect the lives of people with learning disability
Time and time again, grieving families are left to fight for accountability and expose systemic failings in the care...
Published in: Shine A LightThe case for independent investigation of deaths in mental health institutions
When someone dies in a mental health unit in England or Wales, there is currently no obligation to carry out an...