War Veteran Gordon Lang Dies Of Terminal Cancer With No Apology From DWP Over ATOS Results

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FRIENDS and family of a marine veteran who died from cancer while battling the state over benefits have told of their dismay he was never given an apology.

Gordon Lang, who lived in Gosport, was in the middle of a fight with the Department for Work & Pensions after being told to work while unwell.

To watch a video of Gordon explaining his situation to The News last year click here


The 62-year-old amputee’s story drew huge support when he told The News he had been told to find a job despite being terminally ill with lung cancer.


Mr Lang died from his illness on Monday and loved ones say the government should have said sorry to the war veteran for the way he was treated.

Close friend Richard Thomson said: ‘An amputee with severely restricted mobility, Gordon was put though a tick-box assessment to compel him to…

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