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Minister looking at legalising assisted suicide

Wed, 17 Sep 2014

Juan Watterson MHK
Juan Watterson MHK

The public will get their say on assisted suicide - according to the Home Affairs Minister.

Local woman Millie Blenkinsopp has spoken to Juan Watterson as part of her campaign to legalise assisted suicide on the Isle of Man.

The 71-year old would like to have the opportunity to make instructions for her life to be ended if she has another potentially debilitating stroke.

Mr Watterson says that following discussions - if the case is considered strong enough - a bill may be introduced into Tynwald by the end of October.

He explains what will happen next:

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