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MHK brands assisted suicide outcome 'disappointing'

Wed, 04 Feb 2015


"Disappointing" - that's the response from Rushen MHK Juan Watterson following a heavy debate on assisted suicide yesterday.

MHKs voted against the proposed legalisation law by 17 to 5 in the House of Keys.

The subject has once again sparked public interest following the conclusion of an inquest into the death of a Peel woman last year - she committed suicide after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Mr Watterson says legislators need to stop hitting a stalemate and take steps into the future: 

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