First: The assisted suicide bill is a private members bill. Usually private members bills are a free vote.
Second: Assisted suicide bills have been debated and defeated in the UK on several occasions. There is no reason why this time will be any different.
On March 6, 2014, an Oregon style assisted suicide bill went to a free vote in the New Hampshire house of representatives and it was overwhelmingly defeated by a vote of 219 to 66. The New Hampshire House is controlled by the Democrats.
A recent study concerning assisted suicide in Switzerland found that 16% of the assisted suicides were done to people who were not physically ill.
The article in the Telegraph stated: