Coroner resigns a year into investigation

RESIGNED: Coroner Peter Straker.

RESIGNED: Coroner Peter Straker.

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Bradford coroner Peter Straker has resigned before an report into his conduct had been submitted.

Straker was suspended on full pay in February 2013 for an investigation into his conduct as the coroner, whose remit covers north Kirklees.

Suzan Hemingway, Bradford council’s city solicitor, said: “The Council has been informed that Peter Straker, coroner for West Yorkshire (western area) has resigned.


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