The Ilford South MP has sought reassurances that plans to close a local ambulance station will not negatively impact services to the area. 

Sam Tarry warned that longer waiting times would be unacceptable after the London Ambulance Service (LAS) last week announced its intention to replace four east London stations with a single ambulance deployment centre.

Mr Tarry said: “Any changes to our local ambulance service that results in a downgrading of provision to Ilford residents and longer waiting times, especially in such a traffic-congested area, is completely unacceptable.”

Read the full article by Daniel Gayne at the Ilford Recorder here: