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Home Office hands EE additional £220m for ESN

By Alex Scroxton 23 Jul 2019

Home Office quietly announces a major extension to the ESN project, pumping over £200m of additional taxpayer money into its contract with EE Read More

Red flags missed during ESN planning process, Home Office admits

By Alex Scroxton 30 May 2019

The PAC’s latest evidence-gathering session for its inquiry into the delayed and over-budget Emergency Services Network has laid bare a number of crucial errors made over the past few years, and found the Home ... Read More

Airwave goodbye, hello ESN

By Alex Scroxton 10 Dec 2018

The government recently announced plans that – despite facing delays and setbacks – a new Emergency Services Network (ESN) will be phased in from the beginning of 2019. It will replace the legacy ... Read More

Home Office ‘seriously’ considered ESN shutdown

By Alex Scroxton 18 Oct 2018

New disclosures from those responsible for the troubled Emergency Services Network project have revealed that, contrary to previous denials, the Home Office came close to pulling the plug earlier this year Read More

Phased roll-out of ESN to start in early 2019

By Alex Scroxton 24 Sep 2018

The government will adopt a phased approach to the roll-out of the new emergency services 4G communications network Read More

Home Office criticised over ESN review progress

By Alex Scroxton 29 Jun 2018

In an appearance before the Public Accounts Committee, Home Office permanent secretary Philip Rutnam defended the progress of the ESN project review Read More

ESN delays are leaching vital funds from UK police forces

By Alex Scroxton 17 Sep 2018

Ongoing delays to the Emergency Services Network roll-out are costing the UK taxpayer £330m a year, according to the National Audit Office Read More

MPs slam Home Office over troubled Emergency Services Network programme

By Bryan Glick 17 Jul 2019

The plan for a new communications network for police, fire and ambulance services is three years late and £3.1bn over budget, and Public Accounts Committee fears further delays Read More

TfL starts ESN pilot build on the London Underground

By Alex Scroxton 18 Jul 2017

At a GLA Oversight Committee hearing, TfL’s CTO revealed the organisation is building a pilot version of the Emergency Services Network on the London Underground Read More

PAC recalls ESN inquiry after Vodafone revelations

By Alex Scroxton 03 Feb 2017

The Home Office officials in charge of delivering the Emergency Services Network have been questioned by the Public Accounts Committee after new information came to light concerning some of the existing subcontracts Read More