Theresa May promises to look into man’s £54,000 NHS cancer bill

Jeremy Corbyn raises case of Albert Thompson, denied treatment because he lacked proof of residency

Theresa May has promised to look into the case of a London man asked to pay £54,000 for cancer treatment despite having lived in the UK for 44 years, after Jeremy Corbyn raised it at prime minister’s questions.

The Labour leader began a series of PMQs questions on the NHS by asking May about Albert Thompson, whose case was uncovered by the Guardian. Thompson is not receiving the radiotherapy treatment he needs for prostate cancer after he was unable to provide evidence of residency.

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Theresa May is ‘anti-police’, says Liberal Democrat Ed Davey

Party’s home affairs spokesman steps up attacks on PM over policing cuts before conference speech

The Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman, Ed Davey, has accused Theresa May of “bashing the police” as he sought to paint his party as the natural defenders of law and order.

As Lib Dem members gather for their spring conference in Southport, Davey will use a speech on Saturday to step up the party’s attacks on the government over police cuts.

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