'I've got a fiver left to my name'
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Carillion worker with 'a fiver left to his name'

A worker laid off when the construction conglomerate Carillion collapsed has described life with just "a fiver" left in his pocket.

Philip Ellis, 38, from Birmingham, had been employed by a firm subcontracted by Carillion to work on the Midland Metropolitan Hospital site.

The full story will be shown on BBC Inside Out West Midlands on 22 January at 19:30 GMT and available afterwards on the BBC iPlayer.

  • 19 Jan 2018
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