Shabana Mahmood MP, Liam, Byrne MP, Khalid Mahmood MP and Cllr Ansar Ali Khan have met with the coroner, senior officials from the city council, the registrars' office and Heartlands hospital to discuss services which families can expect when a loved one dies.

Constituents have raised a number of issues which they wanted further information about. In particular 1) access to non invasive post mortems  2) cost of burials 3) access to a weekend coroners' service