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Bills & Legislations

The Assisted Dying Bill (HL Bill 6): A critique.

An analysis by members of the House of Lords of the Assisted Dying Bill. Lord Falconer re-tabled ....

Assisted Dying Bill 2014-15

Lord Falconer re-introduces his Private Member’s Bill in the House of Lords . Lord Falconer ....

Assisted Dying Bill: Can you really tell if someone’s of sound and settled mind for suicide?

‘Assessing mental capacity isn’t like checking the oil level in a car: it’s a ....

The Assisted Dying Bill devalues the lives of terminally ill and disabled people.

A letter to The Telegraph argues that a change to the current legislation would put pressure on ....


Westminster Hall Debate

MPs held a short debate on the law on assisted suicide on January 23rd which revealed a broad range of opinion amongst members. You can read the full debate here

House of Commons debate on prosecuting policy in cases of assisted suicide.

Mr Ottaway’s Motion Carried as Modified by Mrs Bruce’s Amendment. On 27 March 2012 ....

A report which has not seriously moved the debate forward.

Living and Dying Well publishes its analysis of the report of the ‘Commission on Assisted ....

This debate needs hard evidence and reasoned analysis, not soundbites and spin.

Today a report by Lord Carlile QC and Baroness Finlay of Llandaff (‘Parliament needs ....

Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill (2005) – Second Reading.

The Debate on Lord Joffe’s 2005 “Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill” Bill. In ....


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