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Rally planned as Parliament to debate compassionate assisted dying law

On 22 October, for the first time in years, the UK Parliament will debate legislation to legalise assisted dying for the terminally ill. Humanists UK, which campaigns for a right to die for those with terminal or incurable illnesses, fully supports the Assisted Dying Bill as a landmark step towards much-needed reform. It will be… Read more »

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Chris Packham’s Wild Justice group dismissed in the High Court again

Leading rural organisations have reacted positively to the High Court’s dismissal of Wild Justice’s ‘speculative’ attempt to judicial review Defra’s most recent burning legislation in England. The attempted judicial review had sought to disrupt the Heather and Grass Burning (England) Regulations 2021 that bans heather burning on our most protected sites with peat of more… Read more »

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Audio: Widdecombe on Simon Cowell

Listen to Ann Widdecombe explain why she thinks Simon Cowell’s political X Factor idea won’t help British politics:

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Audio: Ann Widdecombe on impotent MPs

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