The parents of the paralysed man who obtained assisted suicide in Switzerland (see earlier post here) will not be prosecuted. The Director of Public Prosecutions stated that there was ‘sufficient evidence’ to support a prosecution, but that such a prosecution would not be in the public interest. Frances Gibb has written about this case in the Times today. The BBC News article is here. The case was discussed on the World at One on Radio 4 today.
PAS: Parents of Daniel James will not be prosecuted