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Mark D'Arcy reports on an emotional day at Westminster as MPs debate, and reject, proposals that would have allowed doctors to help some terminally-ill people to end their lives.

Mark D'Arcy reports on a emotional day at Westminster as MPs debate - and reject - proposals that would have allowed doctors to help some terminally-ill people to die.

The Assisted Dying (no 2) Bill was defeated by an overwhelming majority in a free vote. The Bill would have changed the law in England Wales to allow two doctors - with the approval of a high court judge - to prescribe a lethal dose to someone with less than six months to live, who had asked for their life to be ended.

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Sat 12 Sep 2015 08:51

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