Coroner for Calderdale is under investigation

West Yorkshire Coroner Peter Straker
West Yorkshire Coroner Peter Straker

An investigation has been launched after complaints about Calderdale’s coroner Peter Straker.

The probe is being carried out by the Office for Judicial Complaints.

A spokesperson for the organisation said: “A number of complaints have been received against Coroner Peter Straker. These are being investigated.”

A spokeswoman for the coroner’s office said Coroner Starker would not be commenting on the matter.

Mr Straker became coroner last year following the retirement of Roger Whitaker.