A member of the UK’s House of Lords has introduced a bill that would allow coroners to record gambling addiction as a factor behind suicide, in a bid to influence future policymaking decisions.
The Coroners (Determination of Suicide) Bill 2020 is a private member’s bill introduced by Bishop of St Albans Alan Smith and has already passed its first reading in the Lords.
A date for the second reading had not been announced at the time of writing.
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