Euthanasia Proposal Defeated


Liverpool Debate Defeats Proposal To Change The Law On Euthanasia

David Alton

The Motion debated on November 25th 2010 at the Liverpool Medical Institution, by the Liverpool Legal-Medico Society (lawyers and medics) was to support changes in the law which would permit physician assisted suicide. The Motion was proposed by Professor Raymond Tallis and opposed by David Alton. Prof.Tallis’ proposal was defeated 45 votes to 24 with 9 abstentions.

Please visit the link below for a download of the debate, (power-point presentation):

2010 Liverpool Medical-Legal Society 1

Please visit the link below for a full copy of the speech, (Microsoft word document)

Liverpool Debate on Assisted Dying Final: