Rob Burrow receives the ‘Points of Light’ award from Rishi Sunak End-shutdown

Rob Burrow has received an award from Prime Minister Sunak for his campaign on motor neurone disease (MND).

In a special ceremony in Downing Street, the former Leeds Rhinos star accepted the 2,000th ‘Points of Light’ award, which recognizes outstanding individual volunteers.

Burrow was diagnosed with MND in 2019 and has campaigned for three years to improve research on the disease.

In 2022, the government has pledged to accelerate funding to £50m for research into a cure.

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