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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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Greensill: ‘Failed politicians looking to make some money’

Francis Ingham, head of the PCRA, hit out at David Cameron and other “amateur lobbyists” saying: “They are just failed politicians whose careers have ended and they were looking to make some money.” In 2010, then prime minister David Cameron pledged to crack down on lobbying scandals, and in 2014 passed the Transparency of Lobbying… Read more »

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MPs clash over Greensill during Labour Opposition Day

MPs clashed on the Greensill row during the Labour opposition day debate in the House of Commons. Labour MP Dame Angela Eagle said the government was “mired in sleaze” while Tory ministers criticised Labour for previously wanting to bring in a £1000 charge to be on the lobbying register, limiting access for legitimate charities. Labour’s… Read more »