Disabled war veteran threatened with homelessness after benefits cut


A disabled war veteran who is fighting against cancer has been left in fear of becoming homelessness, after cruel officials from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) slashed his benefits.

George Brodie, 51, served in the first Gulf War and says he has been failed by the so-called ‘Military Covenant’, which supposedly guarantees protections for ex armed-forces personnel.

Mr Brodie had been in receipt of disability benefits since 1994, before the DWP decided he was “fit for work”.

His six years service left him with post-traumatic stress disorder and other health problems. To add to his misery, Mr Brodie has now been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma – an uncommon cancer that develops in the lymphatic system.

He has now been threatened with homelessness after his housing benefit was reduced.

Speaking to the Daily Record, Mr Brodie said: “For a while after I came out of the Army, I was…

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