” The family of a heavily disabled boy are having essential benefits scrapped by heartless benefits bosses – because he’s too ill.
Seven-year-old Dylan Kirsopp’s condition leaves him having to be fed through a drip, while he also has cerebral palsy and epilepsy.
However, his family have now been told that his disability benefits will be axed because he is too poorly to qualify, leaving mum Mandy, 35, and 37-year-old dad John furious.
The family have even been told they will lose Dylan’s special wheelchair-adapted car as the battling boy is not at home in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, but in hospital.
Heartbroken Mandy told the Sunday Post: “It feels like we’re being punished because Dylan is too ill.” ”