Labour leadership candidate Liz Kendall has said she intends to vote in favour of the Assisted Dying Bill.
Kendall told LBC radio that she believed the right safeguards - diagnosis of a terminal illness, certification from two doctors and judicial oversight - for the bill to be taken forward.
I believe in giving people as much power and control over what happens to them as possible.
People need the ability to die in their own homes. I believe this will be a step forward.
The Assisted Dying Bill, drafted by Lord Falcanor is due to be debated in the House of Commons on September 11.
Labour's Chuka Umunna urged his party to unite around its new leader in an apparent offer of reconciliation to left-winger Jeremy Corbyn.
Some 3,000 infiltrators have been discovered and barred from voting in the Labour leadership contest, a party source has told ITV News.
The Labour leadership candidates will meet with acting leader Harriet Harman after accusations the vote was infiltrated by opponents.