550 jobs to go at British Gas

British Gas have announced 550 workers will lose their jobs in Southampton. It is because the company is shutting their call centre in the city.

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Jobs loss at British Gas

550 call centre workers for British Gas were told they were out of a job today.

The company said it was closing the centre, in St Mary's Road, Southampton, by the end of the year as part of a cost cutting review. It said this would help it to stay competitive.

Andrew Pate speaks to Ian Peters, Managing Director of British Gas and Mike Jeram from UNISON.

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