Assisted Dying Could Become Legal In The UK Thanks To New Bill From Rob Marris MP

Terminally ill people could soon be legally allowed to choose when to die thanks to landmark legislation being put before Parliament.

Rob Marris, Labour MP for Wolverhampton South West, today announced he will introduce a Private Members Bill on assisted dying after coming top in the ballot for backbench legislation.

The decision to put forward the Bill comes just weeks after a British man travelled to the Swiss suicide clinic Dignitas to take his own life after being told inoperable tumour on his spine could led to him being paralysed - although he