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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:31 am on 31st January 2013.

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Photo of David Nuttall David Nuttall Conservative, Bury North 10:31 am, 31st January 2013

May we please have a statement on what progress has been made on the provision of improved broadband speeds in Greater Manchester? Many of my constituents, particularly those living in rural areas, are still forced to put up with very slow connection speeds, which, among other things, holds back rural businesses, and still have no idea when or whether they will benefit from the £1 million allocated by the Government to Greater Manchester to improve broadband access there.