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Freedom of Information Request

Inquest Report into death of Melanie Smith

Received: 10 June 2021

Dear Barnet Council,


This is a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. My request relates to the death of Melanie Smith who set herself on fire at Barnet House in 2018.



I would like to request the following information.



An inquest report into the death of Melanie Smith
Any reports on lessons learnt that were circulated with the team assigned to her case at Barnet House
Any information pertaining to her mental health support provided by Barnet Council


Please provide the information in an electronic format.



If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits, please provide advice and assistance as to how I can refine my request.



I look forward to receiving your response within 20 working days. If you need any further clarification, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (some exempt) - application/pdf - Download