Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, attended a Parliamentary reception hosted by the charity Beating Bowel Cancer yesterday (25 January). Bowel cancer is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer.
Mr Evennett joined other Members of Parliament, bowel cancer patients and their families, health professionals and members of the charity at the reception.
Speakers at the reception included David Mowatt MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary at the Department of Health, and Sharon Hodgson MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health. Also speaking were Good Morning Britain presenter, Sean Fletcher, and campaigner Lauren Backler, who both lost their mothers to bowel cancer.