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Assisted dying: opening Pandora’s box

The starting pistol has been fired in the race to legalise assisted suicide.

Politics analysed James Mildred
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After appearing before the End of Choice All Party Parliamentary Group, the Health Secretary Matt Hancock then wrote to the national statistician, Ian Diamond, requesting information on the number of terminally-ill patients who had killed themselves because of their diagnosis. Mr Hancock wants a new debate on the issue and there are plenty other MPs who want the same.