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Humanists UK comment on peers backing Assisted Dying Bill

Plans to allow doctors to help terminally ill adults end their lives moved closer to becoming law today, after a new Assisted Dying Bill passed its second reading in the House of Lords. Humanists UK, which campaigns to legalise assisted dying for both the terminally ill and incurably suffering, has praised today’s debate for its… Read more »

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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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Labour pledge on train tickets
Labour promise on cheapest train tickets

By Aled Thomas and Alex Stevenson Rail passengers will have the right to be sold the cheapest possible ticket under a Labour government. The as-yet unpublished Labour manifesto will include the right for passengers to claim a refund if they are not offered the cheapest possible fare, with any disputes being ruled on by the… Read more »

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Labour pledge to stop foreign take-overs of 'strategic' British firms
Labour manifesto to include ‘Cadbury’ law to prevent foreign take-overs

By politics.co.uk staff A Labour government will prevent foreign takeovers of British companies if they are not in the national interest, it is believed. The party’s election manifesto will contain a pledge to stop companies that are designated ‘strategic’ or part of the national interest being bought by foreign firms, unless two-thirds of shareholders agree…. Read more »