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Assisted Dying (No. 2) Bill

Part of Prayers – in the House of Commons at 11:10 am on 11th September 2015.

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Photo of Peter Bottomley Peter Bottomley Conservative, Worthing West 11:10 am, 11th September 2015

I pay tribute to the hospice movement in Northern Ireland. A study in the Journal of Medical Ethics has shown that 25% of patients in one of the few hospices in the Netherlands wanted euthanasia, but less than 2% actually went through with it. Most people can be looked after very well with palliative care.