The appeals court today dismissed another case for clarification of the assisted suicide laws. Today’s case was brought by Debbie Purdy of Bradford, who wants to take her partner to Switzerland when she goes to a clinic there. The court had no view on it, and said it was up to Parliament.
Although no relatives have been prosecuted for such things, I think it is about time that this was sorted out. By its very nature, unfortunately, it is people with little time who bring these actions and they will always struggle with the glacial speed of the legal system.