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Assisted Suicide in the 2024 Manifestos
Assisted Suicide in the 2024 Manifestos
What are the major parties pledging regarding assisted suicide legislation in the new Parliament?
Holyrood bill committee partial before it starts
Holyrood bill committee partial before it starts
Opponents of assisted suicide have expressed concerns that MSPs on the Holyrood committee which will scrutinise a new Bill have already signed up to support the legislation.
Liz Carr asks: "Better Off Dead?" (BBC1)
Liz Carr asks: "Better Off Dead?" (BBC1)
Essential viewing: BBC1 at 9pm on 14 May (and afterwards on iPlayer)
Westminster Hall debate a missed opportunity
Westminster Hall debate a missed opportunity
"Instead of discussing this dangerous and ideological policy, we should be talking about how to fix the UK's broken and patchy palliative care system so everyone can have a dignified death - a view shared by the Health and Social Care Committee."
Press Release: Broad Opposition to Scottish Bill
Press Release: Broad Opposition to Scottish Bill
‘Criticism has come from a broad cross-section of society ranging from the medical community and health care professionals to disability and human rights groups and numerous faith groups.’

personal stories

Euthanasia in Belgium - a son's story
Euthanasia in Belgium - a son's story
Godelieva De Troyer had been suffering from chronic depression for twenty years when she was euthanised, her family unaware, by the doctor who co-chairs the federal euthanasia regulator and who co-founded an organisation De Troyer had just given money to.

Assisted suicide law 'would make me feel a burden'
Assisted suicide law 'would make me feel a burden'
Mark Blackwell, living with Parkinson's disease and the after-effects of a severe stroke, explains why he fears legalised assisted suicide

'Nobody said: "Why do you want to die?"'
'Nobody said: "Why do you want to die?"'
Disability activist describes 'the thing that solidified for me that we actually can't safely put in place in this country assisted suicide legislation', as Western Australia mulls euthanasia

'So grateful there wasn't a change in the law'
'So grateful there wasn't a change in the law'
CNK Board member Nola Leach speaks on Radio 4 about her husband's death after three years living with 'brutal' Alzheimer's

Kiwis speak: the threat to us
Kiwis speak: the threat to us
Watch ordinary New Zealanders explain why a proposed assisted suicide law would pose a direct threat to them and countless people like them