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AN MP has stepped into a row over a dying veteran told to work.

Falklands and Northern Ireland veteran Gordon Lang, 62, of Gosport is an amputee and has terminal lung cancer.

Gordon Lang

Gordon Lang

A government work programme provider wrote to him saying they would help him find a job when he is ‘fit and well’.

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage said: ‘It’s important people don’t feel like they are on the professional scrap heap. However, It does sound like he hasn’t been treated very well.’