Linda McDougall

Senior Labour MP Austin Mitchell Reveals Wife is Suffering from Breast Cancer

Grimsby MP Austin Mitchell, Labour's most senior MP, has urged to support his wife "all the way" in her struggle against breast cancer. The 75 year old MP posted the news of her illness on his blog.

Ms McDougall had undergone a number of tests, which revealed that the lump as malignant, which came as a huge shock to her.

Linda McDougall, wife of veteran MP Austin Mitchell, underwent an operation at London's Royal Marsden Hospital recently before Christmas to remove a malignant tumour and is expected to proceed with her chemotherapy process.