All 3 results for keir starmer speaker:Jim Fitzpatrick

Sale of New Petrol and Diesel Cars and Vans: Assisted Dying (4 Jul 2019)

Jim Fitzpatrick: ...Parliament to address this issue and to clarify the law. What we have is confusion. The clarification of the guidance by my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer) when he was the Director of Public Prosecutions, while done with integrity and courage, does not eliminate the risk of prosecution, or certainly investigation and caution. Different...

Prayers: Assisted Dying (No. 2) Bill (11 Sep 2015)

Jim Fitzpatrick: ...other place, because this debate just has to happen. The courts have said that Parliament needs to review the law as it stands now after the decision of the former Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer, to amend guidance on this matter. I pay tribute to the former DPP also for the meticulous way he and the Crown Prosecution Service felt their way forward after so many high-profile...

Royal Assent: Assisted Suicide (27 Mar 2012)

Jim Fitzpatrick: ...his excellent speech. I do not think that we have agreed on much over the years in this place, but on this we are of one mind. More importantly, I congratulate the Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer, on publishing the guidance and the balance of public interest test that the hon. Gentleman covered in his speech. I welcome the debate, and the mood of the House seems clearly...

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