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Part of Education – in the House of Commons on 12th October 2020.

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Photo of Jeff Smith Jeff Smith Opposition Whip (Commons)

I was at Chorlton High School in my constituency on Friday, where over a third of pupils have either no or very limited digital access. It is a similar pattern across Greater Manchester. More laptops are fine, but they are no good without decent broadband, so what more can the Government do to guarantee—perhaps with the internet providers—broadband access for pupils who are out of school during this emergency?