The Prime Minister agreed to consider Valerie Vaz's epilepsy Ten Minute Rule Bill and raise the issues discussed with the departments for health and education. In a positive meeting, he offered to help the Joint Epilepsy Council raise the profile of epilepsy and tackle the stigma still associated with the condition.
Valerie Vaz MP said: "We see this meeting as a turning point. The Prime Minister’s support is very valuable."
Simon Wigglesworth, Deputy Chief Executive of Epilepsy Action, said: "I was very encouraged by the Prime Minister's plans to look at the needs of people with epilepsy."