overnment minister James Brokenshire is taking go away to have surgical procedure on a lung tumour.
The Safety Minister was recognized with lung most cancers two years in the past which required surgical procedure to take away the higher lobe of his proper lung.
However he stated, “frustratingly”, there had been a recurrence of a tumour in the identical lung.
The Previous Bexley and Sidcup MP stated he was “in good fingers” with the NHS group taking care of him and was “holding optimistic”.
He stated he was “blessed to have the love” of his spouse Cathy and three kids “to help me via this”.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson stated his ideas had been with Mr Brokenshire and his household, including: “Wishing you all the very best on your therapy and looking out ahead to welcoming you again on the group quickly.”
Mr Brokenshire’s ministerial boss, House Secretary Priti Patel, stated she was “saddened” by the information.
“All my ideas and prayers are with James and his household throughout this time,” she stated.
“All colleagues throughout authorities ship James our love and finest needs and we look ahead to having him again quickly.”
Labour chief Sir Keir Starmer tweeted: “Wishing you all the very best on your therapy, James. Get effectively quickly.”
Labour’s Deputy Chief Angela Raynor stated: “Actually sorry to listen to this James. Wishing you and your loved ones all the very best and hoping for excellent news for you. Take care of your self and I do know the NHS will take care of you.”
Former Liberal Democrat chief Tim Farron stated: “So sorry to listen to this James. Praying for full and speedy restoration.”
Mr Brokenshire was first elected to Parliament in 2005 as MP for the previous constituency of Hornchurch and has additionally beforehand served as housing secretary below former Prime Minister Theresa Might.