Advertising

Yes, legalisation of assisted dying is inevitable - and a good thing

Readers' letters | Published:

I agree with Glyn Davies (2 January) that the legalisation of assisted dying is inevitable.

Noel Conway

But that is where our shared opinions end. I see this change as a hugely beneficial one for people like me, who have terminal conditions that cause us a great deal of suffering, for our loved ones, who are put in terrible positions by our cruel laws, and for society as a whole, which would be far better protected under assisted dying legislation than the current system.

MORE:

The vast majority of the British public is on my side, and I know that more and more MPs are changing their minds on the issue.

Politicians would do well to listen to those they serve, stop resisting inevitable change and instead contribute to ensuring that future legislation is as safe and effective as possible.

Noel Conway, Garmston

Send us your letters for publication:

Email us at starmail@shropshirestar.co.uk or write to: Readers’ Letters, Shropshire Star, Ketley, Telford, TF1 5HU. Letters MUST include the writer’s name, address and telephone number. Letters will only be published anonymously in exceptional circumstances. The editor reserves the right to condense or amend letters.

Advertising

Top stories

Advertising

More from Shropshire Star

Advertising

UK & International News