Taxpayers’ £500million bill for failed border scheme: Government ordered to pay huge sum to giant US firm behind disastrous border control programme

Taxpayers’ £500million bill for failed border scheme: Government ordered to pay huge sum to giant US firm behind disastrous border control programme

‘Taxpayers were last night landed with a £500million bill for the ‘catastrophic’ IT project intended to protect our borders.
An arbitration tribunal ruled the way the Home Office had terminated the contract for the shambolic eBorders scheme was unlawful.
Defence firm Raytheon will now pocket £223million of public money, including £50million in damages.’
Read more: Taxpayers’ £500million bill for failed border scheme: Government ordered to pay huge sum to giant US firm behind disastrous border control programme
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