I cannot resist the pun: another of the ducked decisions is on ducts. Is my hon. Friend aware that access to ducts other than BT's-for example, waterways and sewers-is currently outside Ofcom's powers? Its response tells us that
"regulatory intervention in relation to infrastructure beyond the telecommunications sector would be a matter for the Government."
The Bill should be explicit about that, to achieve the investment in broadband that we want.
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