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Bills & Legislations

Assisted Dying No.2 Bill – Hansard Record.

House of Commons Rejects Rob Marris MP’s Assisted Dying No.2 Bill On 11 September the House ....

Assisted Dying No.2 Bill.

Should Parliament License Assistance with Suicide? A supplementary report. In our last report, we ....

Should Parliament license assistance with suicide?

An analysis of proposals currently before Parliament. There are currently two Private Member bills ....

Rob Marris MP’s Assisted Dying No.2 Bill.

The House of Commons in now in recess until 7 September.  Just four days later Rob Marris ....

Debates

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

Assisted Dying Bill Committee Stage 7November 2014.

On 7 November the House of Lords began Committee Stage on Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying. ....

Assisted Dying Bill second reading 18 July 2014.

Lord Falconer’s Bill Assisted Dying Bill is debated for 9 hours. On 18 July the House of ....

House of Lords debates assisted suicide guidelines.

The House of Lords discusses how cases of encouraging or assisting suicide are handled by the ....

House of Lords debate on patient choice at the end of life.

Lord Dubs asks the House to “take note of the case for patient choice at the end of life ....

Other

Considering the evidence.

An analysis of the report of the Commission on Assisted Dying and of its published evidence. The ....

Should we change the law to license assisted dying for the terminally ill?

Professor Raymond Tallis and Baroness Elizabeth Butler-Sloss argue the case for and against. In ....

Parliament needs evidence, not soundbites or spin.

Claims that legalising ‘assisted dying’ would be safe do not stand up to careful ....

A Question of Public Safety.

A fundamental reappraisal is needed of the concept of safeguards for ‘assisted dying’. ....

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