|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 251 (Nov)|
Lord Woolf CJ and Hallett J
|Representation||Ian Burnett QC (instructed by David Masters, Wiltshire) for the coroner.|
|Jason Beer (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Ministry of Defence, as interested party.|
|Gerwyn Samuel (instructed by Thompson Snell & Passmore, Tunbridge Wells) for the deceased's family, as interested party.|
|Judgment Dates:||18 November 2002|
Coroners - Inquest - Duty to hold inquest - Deceased dying whilst taking part in chemical defence experiment involving nerve gas - Inquest held in 1953 - Coroner seeking to undertake fresh inquest - Requirement to hold new inquest - s 13.