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Speaking in an interview with our reporter Rob Murphy, Tony Nicklinson's daughter, Lauren, has said her father losing his right-to-die appeal has only extended his suffering.
My Dad's been condemned to a couple more years' suffering than he would have had. If there is no (legal way) we can do this, the only way he can take is life without putting anyone else in the firing line is starvation....and it will be painful for him, it will take months and he will waste away - all the while, me Mum and Beth will have to watch him.
Jane Nicklinson has welcomed the Anna Soubry's willingness to "stick her neck out" on the issue of assisted suicide law.
Tony Nicklinson from Melksham in Wiltshire has lost his right-to-die appeal