Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill: Select Committee Report

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 5:47 pm on 10th October 2005.

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Photo of Lord McColl of Dulwich Lord McColl of Dulwich Spokespersons In the Lords, Health 5:47 pm, 10th October 2005

My Lords, before the right reverend Prelate sits down, does he agree that if, under those conditions, the policeman is asked to shoot the driver of the petrol tanker, he would refuse not for any ethical reason but simply because he would know that to fire a gun in those circumstances would blow the whole thing up?