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Co-ordinated response to Arena bombing by emergency services 'didn't work at all', expert tells public inquiry

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Get the day's biggest stories sent direct to your inbox so you never miss a thing A co-ordinated response by the emergency services to the Manchester Arena bombing 'overall, didn't work at all', a policing expert told the public inquiry into the atrocity.

Scott Wilson, a former senior Metropolitan Police detective and counter-terrorism commander, said there was 'some joint working' within the City Room blast zone after the explosion between Greater Manchester Police, British Transport Police and the ambulance service.

But he said the vital objectives of JESIP - the Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Principles to which emergency services should work to in the event of a major incident - 'unfortunately' didn't work on the night. "Ove

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