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Mother’s plea for son who lost benefits after missing signing on because of cancer op

January 10, 2014

Oh. My. God.

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the UK today!)

A letter from a desperate mother:

Trish Lewis Walton

My son was diagnosed with testicular cancer on 28th nov so he couldn’t go for an jobseekers appointment on 4th dec. He rang them and explained why he couldn’t go and they still sanctioned him. He had his op on 12th dec to have cancer removed and a further ct scan on 17th dec revealed the cancer has now spread to his lymph nodes in chest and stomach and both of his lungs so he was immediately admitted to hosp to start intensive chemo. A social worker from click sargeant rang them and explained he would not be signing on because of this and they are still refusing to give him any money. He’s had nothing since around 23rd nov. Apart from a horrible xmas, he has now filled in forms for esa which…

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  1. January 10, 2014 2:25 pm

    Absolutely disgusting. This Government is totally sick to do this, and the sooner they are out of office the better it will be for this country and everyone in it.

    I hope this man gets well soon. Best wishes to his mum.

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