Politicians, hand-wringing, failed legislation and the future of Death

Commentary by Derek Bateman If there’s one piece of moral hypocrisy politicians are good at, it’s death. Or at least avoiding death…avoiding coming anywhere near death…avoiding even the mere mention of death. No, nothing to do with me, guv. Death? Doesn’t happen in my constituency. The issue of assisted dying has become compromised by the Big Excuse – the denial that there is any need...

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