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Diabetic man blames DWP benefit sanctions for leg amputation|
17:55, 7 Sep 2016 Updated 17:56, 7 Sep 2016 ByTodd Fitzgerald
David Boyce, from Weaste, was hit with benefit sanctions but has now won an appeal and wants compensation
A diabetic had to have his leg amputated when his condition spiralled out of control because he couldn’t afford to eat healthily when his benefits were halted for FIVE months.
David Boyce’s tragic case was revealed as protesters gathered to demonstrate against ‘immoral’ Jobcentre rules and welfare sanctions.
Campaigners helped the 54-year-old win an appeal against the sanctions, which saw him without cash for five months.
But by July, his complications from his type two diabetes had already caused irreversible damage.
David, who lives in Weaste, said he couldn’t control his insulin intake and was unable to follow his strict diabetic diet because he had…
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