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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:27 pm on 28th October 2019.

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Photo of Martin Whitfield Martin Whitfield Labour, East Lothian 4:27 pm, 28th October 2019

East Lothian has been let down by Governments north and south of the border, who have ended the LEADER programme, as well as the Community Broadband Scotland and R100 funding. If it were not for East Lothian Council and local companies such as Lothian Broadband that have found imaginative solutions to this problem, East Lothian—its businesses, constituents and the children who are just trying to do their homework—would be in a desperate state. Between the Palace of Westminster and East Lothian, which will win the coverage war?