- Waste of £87 per second revealed by Whitehall loss list for sums over £300,000
- Almost £2million wasted on flights for failed asylum seekers that were cancelled
- £626,000 was lost when officials double-paid a £10 Christmas benefits bonus
- NHS spent £115million on medicines that went out of date – amid funding crisis
Whitehall blunders have cost taxpayers £5.5billion in two years.
Ministers and officials blew £87 a second on failed projects and compensation payouts. The cash was enough to train 100,000 nurses or 9,000 doctors.
Almost £2million was squandered on deportation flights for failed asylum seekers that had to be cancelled because of a court ruling.
The Ministry of Defence wrote off almost £2billion – including £11million on two RAF drones that crashed during testing. Stock image of an Army drone
Another £626,000 was wasted when officials double-paid £10 Christmas bonus payments to benefit claimants. The Ministry of Defence wrote off…
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