Assisted Dying Bill: MPs reject ‘right to die’ law

Assisted Dying Bill: MPs reject ‘right to die’ law

People for and against the assisted dying bill campaigned outside Parliament

MPs have rejected plans for a right to die in England and Wales in their first vote on the issue in almost 20 years.

In a free vote in the Commons, 118 MPs were in favour and 330 against plans to allow some terminally ill adults to end their lives with medical supervision.

In a passionate debate, some argued the plans allowed a “dignified and peaceful death” while others said they were “totally unacceptable”.

Pro-assisted dying campaigners said the result showed MPs were out of touch.

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