Elderly people who ‘are finished with life’ should be able to get help to die, Femke Halsema, leader of the left wing GroenLinks party, says in Wednesday’s Volkskrant.
Halsema plans to raise the issue during today’s parliamentary debate on euthanasia law, which currently only applies to people with terminal illnesses.
A poll by TV programme Rondom 10 at the beginning of March showed 63% believe that old people should have the right to assisted suicide.
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