Emergency services face 'potentially catastrophic' communication gap

MPs warn that six-month delay of cheaper ESN system approved by Theresa May could be ‘tragedy in waiting’

Britain’s emergency services face a “potentially catastrophic” six-month period without a crucial communications system, MPs have warned.

Theresa May, when she was home secretary, approved the purchase of the £1.2bn emergency services network (ESN) as a cheaper option to replace the Airwave communications system currently used by police, fire and ambulance services.

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April 21st, 2017 by