Frank Field reveals he is terminally ill during assisted dying bill reading in Lords

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Frank Field, the former Labour MP for Birkenhead, has revealed that he is terminally ill as he backed a law that would allow assisted dying. During a Lords debate on the bill, which would allow terminally ill adults in England and Wales to legally seek support to end their lives, a statement was read out on behalf of Field by Molly Meacher, who is leading the bill. It said: ‘I’ve just spent a period in a hospice and I’m not well enough to participate in today’s debate. If I had been, I would have spoken strongly in favour of the second reading of the bill’

Former MP Frank Field reveals he is dying at assisted dying bill reading

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