Are we so frightened of death, that we can't allow anyone to deliver it.
Press release | 20th March 2017
A man with terminal motor neurone disease is seeking permission from the court to launch a legal challenge. He wants to bring a judicial review which could result in a change to the law on assisted dying to allow terminally ill adults who meet strict criteria to make their own decisions about ending their lives. The permission hearing will take place on 21st March 2017 at the Royal Courts of Justice.
“I’m going to die anyway. It’s a question of whether I die with or without suffering and on my own terms or not” – Noel Conway
Noel Conway, retired college lecturer, 67, from Shrewsbury, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a form of motor neurone disease, in November 2014. His condition is incurable and he is not expected to live beyond the next 12 months.