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September 3, 2016

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What's your excuse for voting Tory after seeing this? Former soldier dies after benefit sanction because he couldn’t keep his life giving insulin cool What’s your excuse for voting Tory after seeing this? Former soldier dies after benefit sanction because he couldn’t keep his life giving insulin cool

Former soldier dies after benefit sanction because he couldn’t keep his life giving insulin cool

RIP David Clapson

‘Lessons must be learned’ from diabetic former soldier, who died after benefits sanction

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“Lessons must be learned” from the death of a Stevenage diabetic who could not afford electricity to keep his insulin cool after his benefits were stopped.

One year ago on Sunday (July 20), former soldier David Clapson died aged 59 at his home in Hillside from fatal diabetic keto-acidosis, which the NHS calls “a dangerous complication of diabetes caused by a lack of insulin.”

His jobseeker’s allowance of approximately £70 a week – on which his family says he was reliant – had been suspended three weeks before on June 28, for missing meetings.

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