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Bishop leads opposition to Assisted Dying Bill in Parliament

The Bishop of Carlisle has spoken out against the government's plans to allow doctors to help people with a terminal condition end their life. The Bill being discussed in Parliament today proposes allowing doctors to prescribe a lethal dose to terminally ill patients judged to have less than six months to live.

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Bishop speaks out over Assisted Dying Bill

The Bishop of Carlisle has spoken out against the government's plans to allow doctors to help people with a terminal condition end their life.

Parliament is discussing the plans today.

There are strong opinions on either side and it has divided the church as much as anyone.

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