The BBC star said: “I fail to understand, to be honest with you. Myself, my parents and the home have done everything we can to try and facilitate the vaccine coming in to the people who need it the most.
“She is in tier six but she also has quite bad diabetes, which in my understanding puts her in tier four because she has an underlying health condition, so I would have thought that she would have been vaccinated, but that hasn’t happened.”
She continued: “And I suppose what I am doing is just wanting to speak up for people like Frances, people who live in her care home, who have been overlooked, because this happens so often.
“People with learning difficulties are neglected. They haven’t got a voice, they haven’t got anybody there. Just badgering everybody saying, ‘What about me? Help me out here’.”