British government steals dying woman’s mobility car

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Marie Piles and her husband Sean on their wedding dayFrom daily The Independent in Britain today:

Dying woman told by DWP the mobility car she calls her ‘legs’ is being taken away

Marie Piles returned from her honeymoon to find a letter from DWP stating she is no longer entitled to the car

Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith

A terminally ill woman has been informed by the Department of Work and Pensions that the mobility car she relies on as her “legs” is being taken away, following an assessment at her home.

Marie Piles, 34, from Port Talbot, is unable to walk around the room without running out of breath and needs to carry up to four oxygen tanks with her whenever she leaves the house in case her oxygen levels drop, she told Wales Online. She will be left “housebound” if the car is taken, she said.

“I don’t feel safe on my own and I rely on the…

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