Julie Elliott MP

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Bid to change organ transplant law gets initial backing

Today we saw Parliament at its best; overcoming political differences for a law that just needs to change.


The Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill passed its second reading in the House of Commons this afternoon - with MPs from across the political spectrum working together to support it.

It is believed that up to 500 lives a year could be saved by changing the rules on organ donation consent in England and I am delighted that the Bill received cross-party backing.

Today we worked together to save lives - this is a day we should be proud of. See more here: http://bbc.in/2CEBTOL

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