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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 24th June 2015.

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Photo of Jack Dromey Jack Dromey Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) 11:30 am, 24th June 2015

Yesterday, we heard that early referral for cancer tests could save 10,000 lives a year. Siobhan Galbraith, a 21-year-old Erdington mother of a three-year-old son, suffered in agony for six months. Three times, she was refused a referral; she was told that she was too young. Now, she is battling cervical cancer and will never have another child. Will the Prime Minister ask the Secretary of State for Health to investigate what happened and to meet me? Will he act to ensure that in future we have early referral so that never again are people denied treatment that could be the difference between life and death?