Assisted suicide: The ball is now in the politicians’ court Yesterday’s decision forced swift action from the director of public prosecutions, but also gave parliamentarians much to think about in settling issues around the assisted suicide law. Keir Starmer, the DPP, made clear that he would, in the first instance, set out in detail the factors taken into account in favour of, or against, prosecution. That process will be followed by a more detailed permanent policy next spring.
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Friends at the End is a Scottish Charity promoting knowledge and understanding of end of life choices and campaigning to change the law to allow Assisted Dying in the UK.
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