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You’ll find here all the latest news and information on the areas we work in.  This is updated constantly so be sure to check in regularly for news stories, blogs, press releases and further reflection.

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Going Dutch? The horror story of the World’s Euthanasia Lab

18th Jul 2019
Nigel Cameron

As “aid-in-dying” and “physician-assisted suicide” offer candy-coated varieties of medical killing to British audiences, just across the North Sea lies the real deal: doctors killing patients in the same way that here in the UK vets kill animals.

Parliament votes to introduce abortion in Northern Ireland up to 28 weeks

18th Jul 2019
Naomi Marsden

Last night (Wednesday, 17 July), the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill passed through its final stages in the House of Lords and today it passed through the Commons with a majority of 328-65.

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Minister ‘sorry’ for porn age-check delay

18th Jul 2019
James Mildred

On Monday this week, the Government’s Digital Minister Margot James, apologised for the six-month delay to the introduction of age-verification on pornographic websites.

Longer-term support for survivors of modern slavery will boost economy

18th Jul 2019
James Mildred

A new cost-benefit analysis from experts at the Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham has found that the benefits of longer-term support for modern slavery survivors considerably outweigh the initial costs.

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Emotional debate in House of Lords as Northern Ireland abortion Bill passes Committee Stage

16th Jul 2019
Naomi Marsden

Last night the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill passed Committee Stage in the House of Lords.

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19,000 sign open letter urging PM to withdraw NI Bill over abortion amendment

15th Jul 2019
James Mildred

More than 10,000 people have signed an open letter calling on the Prime Minister to prevent a new abortion law coming into force in Northern Ireland.