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The Register
UK.gov is doing sod all to break £20bn of locked-in IT contractstop at £1.2bn, followed by Capgemini at £861m, and BT at £561m, according to ou
UK.gov is doing sod all to break £20bn of locked-in IT contracts
The Register / Posted 4 hours ago
top at £1.2bn, followed by Capgemini at £861m, and BT at £561m, according to our analysis of Cabinet Office data from the National Audit Office. Major contract reform is clearly yet to happen. Dodging the controls Many departments have been... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Chinese Contagion Risks Surge: Banks' Reliance On Each Other For Funding Hits All Time Highfrom banks in the form of either loans or (corporate) bonds was and is still ca
Chinese Contagion Risks Surge: Banks' Reliance On Each Other For Funding Hits All Time High
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
from banks in the form of either loans or (corporate) bonds was and is still categorised as corporate borrowing. The National Audit Office conducted two nation-wide audits on local government debt in 2010 and 2013, and the State Council... Read more
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chad
Scheme to prevent 'bed-blocking' at King's Mill saves NHS £1m a yearblocking is a major national issue and an increasingly costly problem for hospi
Scheme to prevent 'bed-blocking' at King's Mill saves NHS £1m a year
chad / Posted 4 days ago
blocking is a major national issue and an increasingly costly problem for hospitals and NHS as a whole. In May, the National Audit Office published a report on the lost hospital beds indicating a 30-per cent rise over two years. Patients... Read more
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The Register
Woo hoo, UK.gov has unveiled yet another tech creche – for infosecreceives billions in funding from the Single Intelligence Account budget every
Woo hoo, UK.gov has unveiled yet another tech creche – for infosec
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
receives billions in funding from the Single Intelligence Account budget every year. According to a recent report from the National Audit Office, there are 12 separate teams and organisations who are in some way responsible for infosec in British... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
New home starts under Right to Buy scheme 'not enough to meet Government pledge'the latest figures suggest. A fivefold increase is needed just to keep pace wi
New home starts under Right to Buy scheme 'not enough to meet Government pledge'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
the latest figures suggest. A fivefold increase is needed just to keep pace with homes sold in 2014/15, according to the National Audit Office (NAO). But new data from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) shows the number... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
GPU Takes Advocacy for Access to Information to Lawmakerslot of institutions put in place in The Gambia to ensure good governance and ac
GPU Takes Advocacy for Access to Information to Lawmakers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
lot of institutions put in place in The Gambia to ensure good governance and accountability. These, he said, includes the National Audit Office, the Ombudsman, and the Public Accounts and Public Enterprises committees of the National... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossCentre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the centre; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the centre's administration was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back to... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossCentre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the centre; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the centre's administration was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back to... Read more
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Manning River Times
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossCentre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the centre; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the centre's administration was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossService Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Service Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the SCC; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back... Read more
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The Age
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossService Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
Service Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the SCC; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back... Read more
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The Border Mail
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossService Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Service Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the SCC; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back... Read more
16 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossService Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
Service Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the SCC; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back... Read more
16 related stories
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The Courier
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossService Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
Service Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the SCC; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossService Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
Service Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the SCC; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back... Read more
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The Young Witness
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossService Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
The Young Witness / Posted 9 days ago
Service Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the SCC; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back... Read more
16 related stories
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Western Advocate
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossService Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Service Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the SCC; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back... Read more
16 related stories
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Kiama Independent
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossService Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
Service Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the SCC; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back... Read more
16 related stories
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Manning River Times
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossService Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
Manning River Times / Posted 9 days ago
Service Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the SCC; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back... Read more
16 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossService Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 9 days ago
Service Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the SCC; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back... Read more
16 related stories
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The North West Star
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossService Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
Service Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the SCC; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back... Read more
16 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossService Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
Service Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the SCC; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back... Read more
16 related stories
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WA Today
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services bossService Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue
Public servants ponder mystery of missing Shared Services boss
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
Service Centre is unclear. The chief executive's absence is not the only issue facing the SCC; an audit by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre was due to be tabled in Parliament this month but has been put back... Read more
16 related stories
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The Register
UK.gov oughta get its data-sharing house in order before Digital Economy Bill plansbut expecting a different result" probably had the UK.GOV in mind. So it’s not
UK.gov oughta get its data-sharing house in order before Digital Economy Bill plans
The Register / Posted 9 days ago
but expecting a different result" probably had the UK.GOV in mind. So it’s not surprising that in the same week as the National Audit Office slammed the government for its piss-poor infosec practices and handling of personal data; the second... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australia under the spotlight at UN refugees summitcost of processing refugees and asylum seekers offshore has been highlighted re
Australia under the spotlight at UN refugees summit
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
cost of processing refugees and asylum seekers offshore has been highlighted recently, most prominently by the Australian National Audit Office which slammed the Immigration Department over its handling of more than $3 billion in contracts for... Read more
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The China Post
MOFA deflects blame for property costsoverseas offices were not due to ministry negligence, but to "various external
MOFA deflects blame for property costs
The China Post / Posted 9 days ago
overseas offices were not due to ministry negligence, but to "various external factors." The clarification comes after the National Audit Office (審計部) criticized MOFA for delays in the purchase of properties for use as representative offices in... Read more
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EuroNews
Thousands march through London for refugeesto house any Syrian refugees due to years of swingeing austerity cuts, accordin
Thousands march through London for refugees
EuroNews / Posted 10 days ago
to house any Syrian refugees due to years of swingeing austerity cuts, according to media reports from July. The UK’s National Audit Office (NAO) has warned the promised resettlement programme may be at risk because of difficulties finding... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'I'm sure mistakes were made' in offshore detention contract handling: Duttonfor offshore detention centres, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has conceded.
'I'm sure mistakes were made' in offshore detention contract handling: Dutton
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
for offshore detention centres, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has conceded. Key points: A report from the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) released last week detailed concerns over the contracting of welfare, security, catering and... Read more
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The Age
Public service 'panic' as Finance Department takes over Shared Services Centredepartments, and was undertaking backroom functions for 11 other agencies and d
Public service 'panic' as Finance Department takes over Shared Services Centre
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
departments, and was undertaking backroom functions for 11 other agencies and departments. An audit, by the Australian National Audit Office of the administration of the centre is due to be tabled in Parliament this month. The audit was to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Britain gives go ahead for Chinese stake in Hinkley Point nuclear power plantyesterday said it estimated the subsidy cost for a typical household would be £
Britain gives go ahead for Chinese stake in Hinkley Point nuclear power plant
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
yesterday said it estimated the subsidy cost for a typical household would be £12 a year by 2030, in 2012 money. The National Audit Office has said the lifetime subsidies could total £30 billion. Manufacturers' organisation EEF said it... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Britain gives go ahead for Chinese stake in Hinkley Point nuclear power plantyesterday said it estimated the subsidy cost for a typical household would be £
Britain gives go ahead for Chinese stake in Hinkley Point nuclear power plant
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
yesterday said it estimated the subsidy cost for a typical household would be £12 a year by 2030, in 2012 money. The National Audit Office has said the lifetime subsidies could total £30 billion. Manufacturers' organisation EEF said it... Read more
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WA Today
Britain gives go ahead for Chinese stake in Hinkley Point nuclear power plantyesterday said it estimated the subsidy cost for a typical household would be £
Britain gives go ahead for Chinese stake in Hinkley Point nuclear power plant
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
yesterday said it estimated the subsidy cost for a typical household would be £12 a year by 2030, in 2012 money. The National Audit Office has said the lifetime subsidies could total £30 billion. Manufacturers' organisation EEF said it... Read more
148 related stories
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The Age
Britain gives go ahead for Chinese stake in Hinkley Point nuclear power plantyesterday said it estimated the subsidy cost for a typical household would be £
Britain gives go ahead for Chinese stake in Hinkley Point nuclear power plant
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
yesterday said it estimated the subsidy cost for a typical household would be £12 a year by 2030, in 2012 money. The National Audit Office has said the lifetime subsidies could total £30 billion. Manufacturers' organisation EEF said it... Read more
148 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Britain gives go ahead for Chinese stake in Hinkley Point nuclear power plantyesterday said it estimated the subsidy cost for a typical household would be £
Britain gives go ahead for Chinese stake in Hinkley Point nuclear power plant
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
yesterday said it estimated the subsidy cost for a typical household would be £12 a year by 2030, in 2012 money. The National Audit Office has said the lifetime subsidies could total £30 billion. Manufacturers' organisation EEF said it... Read more
148 related stories
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Thame Gazette
Warning overproposed new network for police, fire and ambulance services is not yet in use
Warning over
Thame Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
proposed new network for police, fire and ambulance services is not yet in use nationwide anywhere in the world, the National Audit Office (NAO) said. The Government's chosen option to replace Airwave, the current communication service, is... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Publishing BBC salaries not in interests of licence fee payers, says chairmandirectors - will be appointed by the BBC and an additional five will be public
Publishing BBC salaries not in interests of licence fee payers, says chairman
Thame Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
directors - will be appointed by the BBC and an additional five will be public appointments. In other changes, the National Audit Office will become the BBC's financial auditor and the corporation has accepted the public sector cap of... Read more
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The News and Star
Publishing BBC salaries not in interests of licence fee payers, says chairmandirectors – will be appointed by the BBC and an additional five will be public
Publishing BBC salaries not in interests of licence fee payers, says chairman
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
directors – will be appointed by the BBC and an additional five will be public appointments. In other changes, the National Audit Office will become the BBC's financial auditor and the corporation has accepted the public sector cap of... Read more
38 related stories
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North-West Evening Mail
Publishing BBC salaries not in interests of licence fee payers, says chairmandirectors – will be appointed by the BBC and an additional five will be public
Publishing BBC salaries not in interests of licence fee payers, says chairman
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
directors – will be appointed by the BBC and an additional five will be public appointments. In other changes, the National Audit Office will become the BBC's financial auditor and the corporation has accepted the public sector cap of... Read more
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heraldscotland
Publishing BBC salaries not in interests of licence fee payers, says chairmandirectors - will be appointed by the BBC and an additional five will be public
Publishing BBC salaries not in interests of licence fee payers, says chairman
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
directors - will be appointed by the BBC and an additional five will be public appointments. In other changes, the National Audit Office will become the BBC's financial auditor and the corporation has accepted the public sector cap of... Read more
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Evening Standard
Hinkley Point still a bad deal for taxpayersfuture nuclear contracts. First, there is the cost — the Government says Hinkle
Hinkley Point still a bad deal for taxpayers
Evening Standard / Posted 13 days ago
future nuclear contracts. First, there is the cost — the Government says Hinkley would cost the taxpayer £6 billion; the National Audit office says this figure should realistically be £30 billion. It also produces expensive electricity: £90 or... Read more
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The News and Star
BBC stars earning more than £150k will be named as part of new BBC Charterwill be responsible for the governance of the organisation while Ofcom takes ov
BBC stars earning more than £150k will be named as part of new BBC Charter
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
will be responsible for the governance of the organisation while Ofcom takes over responsibility for regulation and the National Audit Office will become the corporation's financial auditor. In recognition of the importance of maintaining the... Read more
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Thame Gazette
BBC stars earning more than £150k will be named as part of new BBC Charterwill be responsible for the governance of the organisation while Ofcom takes ov
BBC stars earning more than £150k will be named as part of new BBC Charter
Thame Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
will be responsible for the governance of the organisation while Ofcom takes over responsibility for regulation and the National Audit Office will become the corporation's financial auditor. In recognition of the importance of maintaining the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'High risk' plan to replace current 999 service will cost £1.2billion to set uptoday. The proposed new system for police, fire and ambulance is not yet in us
'High risk' plan to replace current 999 service will cost £1.2billion to set up
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
today. The proposed new system for police, fire and ambulance is not yet in use nationwide anywhere in the world, the National Audit Office said. The current Airwave grid has served emergency services effectively, averaging 99.9% availability... Read more
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Daily Mirror
How much does Hinkley actually cost - and are wind and solar cheaper?comparison because prices change with each deal the government signs. But we c
How much does Hinkley actually cost - and are wind and solar cheaper?
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
comparison because prices change with each deal the government signs. But we can look at previous deals - and handily the National Audit Office did just that last year. The spending watchdog found offshore wind had a strike price of £114 to £120... Read more
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The Register
Inherent risk to untried and untested 4G emergency services networkto be used in life and death situations by the blue light services have been du
Inherent risk to untried and untested 4G emergency services network
The Register / Posted 13 days ago
to be used in life and death situations by the blue light services have been dubbed as "high risk," in a report from the National Audit Office today. The ESN will replace the expensive Airwave radio system used by the police, fire and ambulance... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Warning over 'high risk' plan to transform radio system for emergency servicesproposed new network for police, fire and ambulance services is not yet in use
Warning over 'high risk' plan to transform radio system for emergency services
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
proposed new network for police, fire and ambulance services is not yet in use nationwide anywhere in the world, the National Audit Office (NAO) said. The Government's chosen option to replace Airwave, the current communication service, is... Read more
24 related stories
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Warning over 'high risk' plan to transform radio system for emergency servicesproposed new network for police, fire and ambulance services is not yet in use
Warning over 'high risk' plan to transform radio system for emergency services
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 13 days ago
proposed new network for police, fire and ambulance services is not yet in use nationwide anywhere in the world, the National Audit Office (NAO) said. The Government's chosen option to replace Airwave, the current communication service, is... Read more
24 related stories
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North-West Evening Mail
Warning over 'high risk' plan to transform radio system for emergency servicesproposed new network for police, fire and ambulance services is not yet in use
Warning over 'high risk' plan to transform radio system for emergency services
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
proposed new network for police, fire and ambulance services is not yet in use nationwide anywhere in the world, the National Audit Office (NAO) said. The Government's chosen option to replace Airwave, the current communication service, is... Read more
24 related stories
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EveningTimes Online
Warning over 'high risk' plan to transform radio system for emergency servicesproposed new network for police, fire and ambulance services is not yet in use
Warning over 'high risk' plan to transform radio system for emergency services
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
proposed new network for police, fire and ambulance services is not yet in use nationwide anywhere in the world, the National Audit Office (NAO) said. The Government's chosen option to replace Airwave, the current communication service, is... Read more
24 related stories
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Croydon Guardian
Warning over 'high risk' plan to transform radio system for emergency servicesproposed new network for police, fire and ambulance services is not yet in use
Warning over 'high risk' plan to transform radio system for emergency services
Croydon Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
proposed new network for police, fire and ambulance services is not yet in use nationwide anywhere in the world, the National Audit Office (NAO) said. The Government's chosen option to replace Airwave, the current communication service, is... Read more
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