Public Services > Blue Light
Blue light

Latest Public Services News

More
Home Office chief Rutnam defends ESN progress before PAC
By David Bicknell
Home Office permanent secretary admits “challenging” project remains behind schedule before terse MPs’ questions over delays, local funding and installation on the London Underground
Public Services > Blue light > News
Ten questions for the PAC to get answers on for ESN
By David Bicknell
The Public Accounts Committee will this afternoon grill senior Home Office officials about progress on the Emergency Service Network. What are the key questions it should ask?
Public Services > Blue light > News
Home Office wants to use body-worn video for police interviews
By Matteo Natalucci
Changes of regulation will allow suspects to be interviewed at the scene of a crime
Public Services > Blue light > News
MoJ invests £2m in body-worn cameras to boost jail safety
By Matteo Natalucci
Prison officers in England and Wales now have access to body-worn cameras as part of multimillion pound investment to improve safety in jails
Public Services > Blue light > News
Home Office expects to provide ESN update at the end of the year
By David Bicknell
Department indicates ESN update will follow in a couple of months’ time, with new timeline still likely, though not specifically promised
Public Services > Blue light > News
Grenfell Tower Inquiry looks for help to build more user-friendly website
By David Bicknell
Inquiry hopes to have beta version ready by Christmas, with site to be launched in mid-January
Public Services > Blue light > News
New EU telecom code plans to make 5G spectrum-sharing easier and boost connectivity
By Matteo Natalucci
European Parliament committee package contains proposal for reverse ‘112’ system that will enable national authorities to alert citizens in event of imminent major emergencies and disasters
Public Services > Blue light > News
Govroam gains wider public sector traction to complement GDS’ GovWiFi scheme
By David Bicknell
Jisc-launched scheme which developed from existing eduroam network for higher education gets traction among local councils, the health and social care community, and disaster management services
Public Services > Blue light > News
The Met picks Box to manage its cloud content
By Matteo Natalucci
Cloud provider will help the Met  share, access, and collaborate on files securely on digital journey
Public Services > Blue light > News
Police officers who lack IT skills should be sacked, report suggests
By Matteo Natalucci
Reform think-tank wants shake-up in police digitalisation strategy to combat rising cyber crime threat
Public Services > Blue light > News
View all Blue light news or find news targeted to your interests








We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.