A government minister has refused to meet with an MP about her constituent suffering from breast cancer whose benefits have been cut.

Helen Goodman expressed her shock after employment minister Chris Grayling said he would not meet with her about the 43-year-old woman.

The Labour MP, who used to be a minister in the Department for Work and Pensions, told The Huffington Post UK: "​It'​s not just the appalling way the benefits system is treating people like this at the moment, but also we used to have meetings with MPs if there were particularly hard or serious cases. If the ministers won'​t do that how are they going to know what'​s really going on."​

Full story in the Huffington Post


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