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Assisted dying bill an 'alert' to poor palliative care

An MP opposed to plans to legalise assisted dying says they highlight the "appalling" state of end-of-life care.

Montgomeryshire Conservative member Glyn Davies is hoping to block the bill at its second reading in the House of Commons on Friday.

Mr Davies said he was concerned it put a "different value" on the lives of terminally-ill, elderly and disabled people.

But he added that the bill had "alerted us" to the "pretty hopeless treatment" for people reaching the end of their lives.

  • 11 Sep 2015
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