Assisted dying

Chris Philp MP replies to an open letter on assisted dying

Posted on September 10th, by Chris Philp in Politics & Society. 11 comments

After Robert Ward’s open letter on the subject, Croydon South’s MP outlines his views on assisted dying

I have been contacted by many constituents about the upcoming Assisted Dying Bill, and I appreciate that many people have concerns about this extremely sensitive issue. Coping with a terminal illness is very distressing for both the patient and their families.

Everyone agrees that terminally ill patients … Read More »

An open letter to Chris Philp, MP

Posted on August 20th, by Robert Ward in Politics & Society. 6 comments

Robert Ward wants his Member of Parliament to carefully make a decision on assisted dying

Dear Chris,

Congratulations on taking up your seat and on your election to the Treasury Select Committee. Great to have our MP in such an influential position.

I don’t normally write to politicians, in fact this is a first, but I notice that your colleague Gavin … Read More »