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Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 72856, tabled on 13 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will make it his policy to bring forward legislative proposals to allow assisted dying in appropriate circumstances.

Answered on

17 July 2020

It remains the Government’s view that any change to the law in this area is a matter for Parliament to decide and an issue of conscience for individual Parliamentarians rather than one for Government policy.

Parliament has not so far voted to legalise assisted suicide in any circumstances.