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MPs slam Home Office over troubled Emergency Services Network programme

July 17, 2019

The Home Office project to build a new communications network for the emergency services faces “substantial levels of risk”, and further delays and cost increases are “inevitable”, according to a highly critical report by MPs.

The Emergency Services Network (ESN) is already three years late and £3.1bn over budget, but the Home Office has still not done enough to turn the project around, says the report by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

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