Topical Questions

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

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Photo of Gavin Williamson Gavin Williamson The Secretary of State for Education

The hon. Gentleman raises an important point. When we looked at the provision of support for children, especially the most disadvantaged, we were looking at the equipment not just in terms of laptops or tablets, but the routers that go with them. We have also been working, along with colleagues from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with major internet providers on how we ensure that that provision is available for all youngsters across the country.