INQUEST is the only charity providing expertise on state related deaths and their investigation to bereaved people, lawyers, advice and support agencies, the media and parliamentarians. Read more
We provide free and independent advice to bereaved people following a death in state care or detention in England and Wales, and in other cases where wider issues of state and corporate accountability are in question. Read more
INQUEST has produced two invaluable resources for families and friends going through an inquest, and for those who would like to know more about their rights following a death. Read more
INQUEST Newsletter: 28 January 2019
Updates on the Grenfell Inquiry, family participation work, deaths in prison and police custody and a call for action on legal aid for inquests. Plus information about a vacancy at INQUEST and upcoming events. Read more
The hub is dedicated to families. It offers vital resources on post-death processes and opportunities for families to call for state accountability and justice.
INQUEST is a small charity with an exceptional media profile, often appearing in the national press and broadcast news several times a week.
The INQUEST Lawyers Group is integral to our work, providing specialist legal advice to families going through the inquest process.
With over 30 years of experience, INQUEST has a range of invaluable resources available for free on our website, including statistics, reports, briefings and submissions.
With 35 years experience providing independent advice on contentious deaths & their investigation INQUEST is working with families, lawyers and policy makers to advise on the follow up to the Grenfell Tower disaster.
Keep up to date with the work of INQUEST and our families through our regular newsletter; our blog with news, events and other updates; and the family blog with bereaved families writing about their experiences.
7 February 2019 Read more
8 February 2019 Read more
Tippa Naphtali on the death of his cousin Mikey Powell in 2003, and the long lasting legacy his family have built for him and other families like them. Read more
Mother Mary Foxall writes about the death of her 19 year old son, Jake at Glen Parva prison in November 2015. Read more
On 7 March 2018 families, lawyers and representatives from the charity, INQUEST, were questioned by the Joint Committee on Human Rights. Read more