Ilford South MP Mike Gapes discharged from hospital
PUBLISHED: 15:29 03 February 2016 | UPDATED: 15:30 03 February 2016
The Ilford South MP will be returning to parliament, despite spending more than two months in hospital.
Mike Gapes was rushed to A&E on November 28 with “chest pains”, and forced to undergo emergency surgery.
He has now be discharged and is recovering at home.
A spokesman for the MP said: “Mike has been ordered to take a few weeks off to rebuild his strength and will be returning to Parliament once he has fully recovered.”
The 63-year-old has been MP for Ilford South since 1992, and received 64 per cent of the vote in last year’s general election.
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