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Make it illegal to publish personal details from an inquest without consent

Submitted by Mrs Samantha Cooper on Monday 6th April 2020

Published on Monday 8th June 2020

Current status: Open

Open until: Tuesday 8th December 2020

Current Signatures: 2,368
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Make it illegal to publish personal details from an inquest without consent

Petition Details

Make it illegal for the media or anyone to publish personal details from any form of inquest without the direct consent of the individual or individuals family.

Additional Information

The media have the ability to publish most things from an inquest without consent. This is includes name, age and address. This can open the individual or individuals family to possible harassment and risk.


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