Government response to future of drones in the UK consultation
Outlines the decision to give the police greater powers to tackle drone misuse and better protect airports.
This is the government’s response to the Taking flight: the future of drones in the UK consultation, which ran from 26 July 2018 to 17 September 2018.
It outlines the government’s decisions, including to:
- legislate to give the police greater powers to tackle drone misuse, including the power to issue on the spot fines
- better protect our airports by extending the area around airports and runways in which drones are banned from being flown
Published 7 January 2019