Drone that cost council nearly £36,000 has never been used

A drone that has cost a county council nearly £36,000 has not flown operationally a single time since it was purchased more than a year and a half ago.

A drone that has cost a county council nearly £36,000 has not flown operationally a single time since it was purchased more than a year and a half ago.

West Sussex County Council became one of the first local authorities in the UK to buy a drone, in February 2018.

Then council leader Louise Goldsmith hailed the many “exciting opportunities” for its use, including by firefighters.

But despite shelling out £20,850 for the drone, and paying for 15...
source: Crewe Guardian

2019-10-22 17:11
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