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Lord Carey’s view on assisted dying debate

Lord Carey of Clifton:

“I’m saddened that the problem of untreatable pain and great indignity at the end of life has been left unresolved by this vote. Those of us arguing for change must reflect on the outcome. In the spirit of the respectful debate which has just taken place I hope we will be able to keep the national conversation going. The public, the justice system and the courts have recognised that the issue of assisted dying will not go away because people are taking matters into their own hands. The law-makers will eventually catch up.”