Torfaen council keeps thousands of unused laptops


It has emerged Torfaen council has been storing thousands of unused laptops in a building for more than a year.

The computers were suppose to be given to schoolchildren but a deal between two Welsh councils fell through.

It said the laptops were to be shared with Monmouthshire and Newport councils but that Newport pulled out of the deal leaving it with kit costing around £1m.

Newport said it was "surprised" to learn of Torfaen's purchase as it found the business case "unsustainable".

Jordan Davies reports

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