Part of Prime Minister – in the House of Commons on 12th June 2019.

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Photo of Karl Turner Karl Turner Shadow Minister (Transport)

On 16 May last year the Prime Minister said that she expected a “speedy resolution” to the row between Vertex and NHS England over the cystic fibrosis treatment, Orkambi. The Prime Minister is aware of my seven-year-old constituent Oliver Ward, who wrote to her recently. In his letter he pleaded with the Prime Minister:

“Why am I still waiting? I need these medicines…before I get too sick.”

Will the Prime Minister please meet him and his mother Emma to discuss what she can do personally to end this burning injustice, so that Olly and other CF sufferers can live long and healthy lives?