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MHK says no constitutional court can change or alter Assisted Dying Bill 

Campaigners speak to Tynwald members about concerns over proposals

The politician behind proposals to allow assisted dying on the Isle of Man says if legislation is passed it cannot be changed or challenged by any constitutional court. 

That's from MHK Alex Allinson who is seeking to give people, who are terminally ill, the right to choose.

This week Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, a former Paralympian and crossbench peer in Westminster, and Dr Gordon Macdonald from Care Not Killing spoke to Tynwald members about their concerns around the bill.

They have fears the bill could, over time, be changed or altered to allow other groups to seek to end their lives, as has been seen in other jurisdictions:

Dr Allinson, who was present during the meeting, says he made the case that the bill is purely for Isle of Man residents who are terminally ill with less than six months left to live: 

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