Wales set to vote on organ donation debate

Wales could become the only UK country with an opt-out organ donation system if politicians vote to change the law.

Welsh Assembly members will meet in Cardiff to discuss the proposals later today.

ITV News Correspondent Richard Pallot reports.

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Wales passes organ donor law

Welsh lawmakers have passed a controversial scheme that assumes consent for organ and tissue donation among people who do not state a preference. Assembly Members voted in favour of the new law by 43 votes to eight with two abstentions.