Dáithí’s Law on organ donation clears final hurdle in Commons

MPs have backed Dáithí’s Law that will allow an opt-out organ donation system to be implemented in Northern Ireland.

Named after six-year-old Dáithí Mac Gabhann, who needs a heart transplant, it had been delayed due to the political stalemate at Stormont.

His family was in the public gallery at Westminster with other campaigners as the legislation was passed.

Speaking outside Parliament, Dáithí’s father said it was a “very emotional day” with “celebration in the air”. Read More

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