E-Government

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 19th November 2002.

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Photo of Douglas Alexander Douglas Alexander Minister of State (Cabinet Office) 2:30 pm, 19th November 2002

Far from leading the world then, the real progress has been made during the past year. Broadband connections are being made at the rate of 28,000 a month in the United Kingdom and broadband prices have fallen. We have 66 per cent. coverage across the country in terms of DSL-enabled exchanges. The real progress is being made under this Labour Government, which is why we are rapidly moving up the progress league table to become an even more connected economy in the years to come.