Common Law Duties to Report Facts to HM Coroner Functus Officio or Not Including Stephen Lawrence Decd

Richard Card made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Attorney General's Office

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Gwrthodwyd y cais gan Attorney General's Office.

Dear Attorney General’s Office,

In a history, of which your office is well informed, the matter of failures to obey Common Law duties to report facts (that could lead to or inform an inquest) is endemic.

The most relevant to this FOI appear to be:

Stephen Lawrence inquest 1997
Guys Hospital Child patient death during hospital emergency power failure 1995
43 Islington and Hackney Child Care deaths Beeches Ixworth Suffolk
11 Royal Marines in terrorist bombing Deal Barracks 1989
Sir John Stradling Thomas MP Dolphin Square London March 1991 (During final two readings of Greville Janner war crimes bill driving through under Parliament Act)
Georgina Maison Decd 1978 Kent and Functus officio calls to re-investigate during MacPherson Inquiry
Matron Mary McGill Decd and 3 others 1972 Sue Ryder HQ Cavendish
Phillip Seed Decd Margate Police custody death 1995 which came to inquest during MacPherson inquiry

Please disclose the legal advice or self authorisation of Attorney General to order nothing in writing re the Seed Decd case at the same time as Functus Officio Thanet HM Coroner was calling for further CID inquiry into Georgina Maison Decd in matters that related to the MacPherson Inquiry.

Is the duty to report facts under the Crown to HM Coroner even subject of an assumed Attorney General power to suspend Common Law ? And is the failure to report a Misprision offence at Common Law undermining HM The Queen who by Coronation Oath is sole fount of justice in mercy ?

So the FOI is to address the questions in law to disclose the Attorney General position


To disclose the Attorney General legal self justification in all of the above cases.


To disclose whether publicly the Attorney General has authorised (if such authority exists) a category adjustment in prison of a man, convicted of Stephen Lawrence killing, from B to a cushy de facto open D status and if so what deal was struck apparently contrary to law?

Yours faithfully,

Richard Card

AGO Correspondence, Attorney General's Office

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AGO Correspondence, Attorney General's Office

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Dear Mr Card,


Thank you for your FOI request to the Attorney General's Office (AGO). 


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Yours sincerely,


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AGO Correspondence, Attorney General's Office

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Dear Mr Card,

Please see the attached letter in response to your FOI request.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Officer

E:[email address]

T: 020 7271 2492

5-8 The Sanctuary, London, SW1P 3JS

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