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AGM of the All-Party Parliamentary Group and briefing on Noel Conway case

A formal meeting to select officers of the Group, followed by a briefing and discussion on Noel Conway’s legal case at the High Court, challenging the blanket ban on assisted dying on human rights grounds.

Speakers:

Kit Malthouse MP (Chair)

Sarah Wootton, Chief Executive, Dignity in Dying

Dr David Nicholl, Consultant Neurologist

Christie Arntsen, witness in Conway v. Ministry of Justice legal case


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The True Cost: How the UK outsources death to Dignitas

A meeting to discuss recent research by Dignity in Dying on the experiences of those who travel to Dignitas, those who are unable to travel and those who are considering doing so.

Speakers

Crispin Blunt MP (Chair)

Lloyd Riley, Policy and Research Manager, Dignity in Dying

Carol Taylor OBE, friend of Annie Hall and Bob Cole, who died at Dignitas in February 2014 and August 2015 respectively.

Simon Sandberg, friend of Simon Binner, who died at LifeCircle in October 2015

 

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AGM and discussion on assisted dying as the next great liberal reform

A formal meeting to select officers of the Group, followed by a discussion on the assisted dying campaign in the UK and the experience of assisted dying in the USA.

Speakers

Nick Boles MP (Chair)

Karin Smyth, Labour MP for Bristol South

Sarah Wootton, Chief Executive, Dignity in Dying

Barbara Coombs Lee, President, Compassion and Choices USA