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General debate on the exisiting law relating to assisted dying

28 June 2019

On Thursday 4th July, MPs will hold a general debate on the functioning of the existing law relating to assisted dying. Nick Boles MP will begin the proceedings. 

Watch the debate and read the transcript

Nick Boles MP will introduce the debate.

A full transcript of the debate which be available three hours after the debate on Commons Hansard.

Backbench Business Committee

The Backbench Business Committee meets weekly on Tuesdays to consider requests for debates from any backbench Members of Parliament on any subject.

The Committee then has to decide how to allocate the limited Parliamentary time it has at its disposal. The Committee's meetings are always conducted in public and can be watched on Parliament TV.

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