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Bills on assisted dying, ‘chancel tax’, Easter trading and sharia tribunals set for Lords debates

Bills on assisted dying, ‘chancel tax’, Easter trading and sharia tribunals set for Lords debates

Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2015

Several bills related to secular causes have been successful in the House of Lords Private Members' Bill ballot, meaning new laws on sharia tribunals, assisted dying, chancel repair liability, and Easter trading will be debated.

Dignity in Dying demonstration on Friday 7 November in support of the Assisted Dying Bill

Dignity in Dying demonstration on Friday 7 November in support of the Assisted Dying Bill

Posted: Fri, 31 Oct 2014

The campaign group Dignity in Dying (DiD) will be demonstrating outside Parliament next week on Friday morning 7 November (9am-1pm), to coincide with the House of Lords debate on the Assisted Dying Bill.

New campaign urges party leaders to support change in the law on assisted dying

New campaign urges party leaders to support change in the law on assisted dying

Posted: Fri, 20 Jun 2014

The campaign group Dignity in Dying has launched a campaign aimed at the three main party leaders asking them to support a change in the law to enable assisted dying.

Secularism and the assisted dying debate

Posted: Fri, 13 Jan 2012

The recent report on assisted dying by the Falconer Commission has caused a strong division between supporters and opponents. Research has found that the majority of the British public support assisted dying for the terminally ill.