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'Sooner or later someone is going to lose their life' Patients slam private ambulance service

Shambolic. That's how patients have described a new private ambulance transport service being used by the NHS across Sussex.

Dozens of patients - including some with cancer - say they've been let down with two hour delays, missed appointments and even operations.

The provider Coperforma only took over the service seven weeks ago but protesters are already calling for their contract to be terminated.

Andy Dickenson reports. He speaks to Alan Keenes, Coperforma driver, cancer patient Elizabeth Towner, Gary Palmer, from the GMB, and former ambulance driver Malcolm Neeves.


48 hour walkout by university lecturers

Members of the University and College Union are staging a 48 hour walkout at universities across the region. They're protesting over a 1.1 per cent pay offer, and objecting to workers being employed on zero hour or casual contracts. Here's Simon Boxley, Branch Secretary at the University of Winchester on the picket line this morning.

PM at B&Q in Eastleigh: 'We don't want a DIY recession'

David Cameron talks to B&Q workers at their HQ in Chandler's Ford Credit: ITV

"As I stand here in B&Q it would be a DIY recession" - The words of the Prime Minister as he spoke in Hampshire today, exactly a month before the EU Referendum.

David Cameron and George Osborne were visiting B and Q headquarters to warn more than eight hundred thousand jobs could be lost if the UK exits the EU .

Here's a video clip of some of the main parts of his speech:

But the Brexit Campaign says we can flourish outside the EU and disputes some of the Prime Minister's assessment.

Former Tory Leader, Iain Duncan Smith says a number of economists don't agree with the report and the Treasury has looked at the "very worst possibilties."

One month to go - PM in Hampshire on election trail

The PM and Chancellor are in Hampshire Credit: PA

David Cameron and George Osborne are in Hampshire today where they warned that quitting the European Union would plunge Britain into a year-long recession.

The Prime Minister and Chancellor have been visiting the B&Q headquarters in Chandler's Ford.

The country would suffer an "immediate and profound" economic shock following a vote to leave, according to Treasury analysis released by the Chancellor ahead of the EU referendum in one month today.

It shows that economic growth would be at least 3.6% lower following a Brexit win in the June 23 referendum but could plummet as much as 6%.

Vote Leave says the analysis is "not an honest assessment".


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