‘World-leading’ Down’s syndrome bill clears first hurdle in Parliament – BBC News

Plans to ensure people with Down’s syndrome get lifelong care have passed the first hurdle on the way to being law in England.

MP Liam Fox said his bill was needed now because people with Down’s syndrome are starting to outlive their parents.

The Tory former minister said it would “lighten the burden” on parents who worried about what would happen to their children after they died.

Read more at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-59432487

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