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It’s time to connect the dots around euthanasia: a link between assisted suicide and vast elderly care costs is hard to ignore

Sometimes political developments that seem unconnected are deeply intertwined — and you don’t have to be a conspiracy theorist to see it. So, for example, we have learnt that this week’s Queen’s Speech will not contain any proposals to end the situation in which the cost of care for the elderly is largely unmet by the state and instead can hoover up an individual’s savings: according to the Alzheimer’s Society roughly 50,000 people a year sell their homes to cover the bills. But we did hear some news from the health secretary; or, rather, the pro-euthanasia all-party parliamentary group for “choice at the end of life” did.

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