A DEBATE on assisted dying is being organised in Cheltenham on Thursday, May 8.

The event will debate the proposition ‘This House supports Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying Bill'.

The bill received its first reading in May last year and the second reading is expected in the next few months.

The debate is open to all and doors open at 7pm at the Cornerstone Centre, 1 Severn Road, Cheltenham GL52 5QA, with the event starting at 7.30pm.