Bishop of St Albans introduces Bill on gambling-related suicides

On 16th January 2020 the Bishop of St Albans, Rt Revd Alan Smith, introduced a Private Member’s Bill to the House of Lords. The Bill received its formal First Reading and awaits time for debate.

Hansard records:

Coroners (Determination of Suicide) Bill [HL]
First Reading

A Bill to require the coroner or jury at an inquest to record an opinion as to gambling addiction and any other relevant factors in a case of death by suicide; and for connected purposes.

The Bill was introduced by the Bishop of St Albans, read a first time and ordered to be printed.

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