INQUEST regularly contributes to public inquiries and consultations, and writes reports and briefings using our unique insight from decades of casework, monitoring and policy work. Many of our reports and submissions are available for free below. If you find these resources useful please consider donating to help support our ongoing work. 

This page is a work in progress, we are currently organising and categorising our submissions from the last 35 years. If you urgently require a submission to a report that is not here please contact us

Independent Review into Deaths and Serious Incidents in Police Custody INQUEST Policy Briefing October 2017 Download
Dame Elish Angiolini QC INQUEST Family Listening Day Report May 2017 Download
INQUEST Response to Consultation (summary) June 2016 DOWNLOAD
Bishop's Review of Hillsborough Families' Experience INQUEST Submission April 2017 Download
Bishop James Jones INQUEST Family Listening Day Report April 2017 Download

Mental Health and Deaths in Prison Inquiry

INQUEST Written Evidence March 2017 Download
Joint Committee on Human Rights INQUEST Oral Evidence by Director Deborah Coles March 2017 Download
Oral Evidence by families of Dean Saunders and Diane Waplington, supported by INQUEST March 2017 Download
Prison Reform Inquiry INQUEST Submission Download
Justice Committee
CQC Review of Investigations into Deaths in NHS Trusts INQUEST Submission October 2016 Download
Care Quality Commission INQUEST Family Listening Day Report October 2016 Download
Expectations for Police Custody INQUEST Response to the Consultation December 2015 Download
HM Inspectorate of Prisons and HM Inspectorate of Constabulary
Post-implementation Review of the Coroner Reforms in the Coroners and Justice Act 2009

INQUEST Response to the Consultation                                 

December 2015 Download
Ministry of Justice
Mental Capacity and the Deprivation of Liberty INQUEST and INQUEST Lawyers’ Group Response to the Consultation November 2015 Download
The Law Commission
Young Adult Offenders Inquiry  INQUEST Submission September 2015 Download
Justice Select Committee
Lord Lamming Review into Keeping Children in Care out of Trouble INQUEST Submission August 2015 Download
Prison Reform Trust
Health and Social Care in Prisons and Young Offender Institutions, and Health Care in Immigration Removal Centres CQC Consultation INQUEST Submission May 2015
Care Quality Comission