A furious hospital worker is refusing “point-blank” to pay a parking fine she got while dealing with patients.
Emma Ashworth Cobban, 36, insists she left her staff parking permit on the dashboard but that wardens failed to spot it.
She was given a £35 ticket by private contractor Indigo which has now soared to £161 with a fine, VAT and solicitor’s costs.
Emma, a £15,000-a-year student technician at Royal Blackburn Hospital, Lancs, said: “There is enough stress on NHS workers without them having to contend with things like this.”
Emma already pays £13 a month for her