Assisted dying debate

On 4 July 2022 assisted dying was considered in a Westminster Hall debate; this took place as a consequence of the e-petition 604383: Legalise assisted dying for terminally ill, mentally competent adults. This petition closed on 30 June 2022, having been open for 6 months, during which time it attracted 1,805 signatures. The government response was given by the Ministry of Justice on 3 February 2022:

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