david clapson

The family of a soldier who died after having his benefits cut are appealing for funds for a public inquiry into whether
Today, 20 July, will be the second anniversary of my brother David Clapson's death. His benefits were stopped after he missed just one meeting at the Job Centre. He was diabetic and without the £71.70 a week from his jobseeker's allowance he couldn't afford to eat or top up his electricity card to keep the fridge where he kept his insulin working. My brother died three weeks after his benefits were stopped. He was 59.
So, while the UK was talking about Scotland, someone has died: David Clapson's awful death was the result of grotesque government