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National Planning Policy Framework (5 Mar 2018)

Sajid Javid: ...about speed of development from planning permission to home, and the measures announced today will help with that. I also await the outcome of the independent review that has already begun. On broadband, I absolutely accept the need to make sure that all homes—existing homes, of course, and certainly all our new homes—have access to the best possible broadband. We are working...

Public Bill Committee: Digital Economy Bill: Universal service broadband obligations (18 Oct 2016)

Louise Haigh: ...the hon. Member for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk. All members of the Committee agree that we must do everything we can to ensure that individuals have access to superfast and, soon, ultrafast broadband. It is not only important but, in an ever more connected age, an absolute necessity for both businesses and residences. That is why we support the Government’s tacit aim to...

West Midlands Combined Authority Order 2016 - Motion to Approve (6 Jun 2016)

Baroness Burt of Solihull: ...beyond its normal boundaries, and strategically, for our region. We need to look at our competitiveness—digital, manufacturing and in other areas. We need a strategy for our skills, we need proper broadband, while transport links are very overcrowded and need to be much better. We are a manufacturing region: 38% of our GVA is in manufacturing—that includes the supply...

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Broadband (3 May 2016)

Sajid Javid: I recently announced a joint review by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport of business broadband to ensure that businesses are able to access the affordable, high-speed broadband that they need and deserve. More than 250,000 homes and businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber, and more than 100,000 in the north-east, have superfast...

Bill Presented — National Insurance Contributions (Rate Ceilings) Bill: Ways and Means — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law (14 Jul 2015)

Sajid Javid: ...of Catapult centres for commercialising technology. It will make our world-class universities open to all, removing the student cap and putting higher education on a more sustainable footing. It will ensure that superfast broadband is available to 95% of UK households and businesses by 2017, and it will make it easier for the market to roll out fixed and mobile infrastructure by reforming...

Superfast Broadband — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] (24 Jun 2015)

Albert Owen: ...the United Kingdom. He is a close neighbour of mine and there are issues with the roll-out in his constituency, but I want to concentrate on the second-class service in peripheral areas, not only in broadband, but in mobile connectivity. Broadband connectivity is essential for competition, enterprise and accessing public services. Limited and slow access to broadband in peripheral areas is...

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Superfast Broadband (26 Feb 2015)

Sajid Javid: Ninety-five per cent. of the UK will have access to superfast broadband by 2017. I have placed our estimate of coverage by constituency in the House of Commons Library.

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Mobile Networks and Broadband (Northumberland) (27 Nov 2014)

Sajid Javid: ...with Ofcom to identify gaps in mobile coverage, and I have consulted on potential measures to tackle patchy coverage. In addition, the Government have allocated £9.5 million to increase superfast broadband coverage in Northumberland to almost 90% by 2016.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Domestic Visits (12 Sep 2014)

Jo Swinson: ...motivate more girls to continue to study maths and physics. 13/5/14 Google Campus for Mums, Shoreditch, London To announce a new £1million challenge fund to help female entrepreneurs benefit from superfast broadband. 05/06/14 Paris Attended a Conference to explore practical strategies and best practices in accelerating women’s economic progress worldwide Helen Grant MP...

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Superfast Broadband (3 Jul 2014)

Sajid Javid: The Government’s broadband programme will provide superfast broadband to 95% of UK premises by 2017. In February 2014 we announced nearly £3 million in further grant funding to support superfast coverage in Cornwall.

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Rural Broadband (1 May 2014)

Sajid Javid: The Government’s broadband programme will increase superfast broadband coverage to 95% of UK premises by 2017. The programme has already delivered superfast broadband to more than 500,000 premises. A further 20,000 premises are gaining availability per week and that number is set to rise to 40,000 per week by the summer.

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (1 May 2014)

Sajid Javid: ...extending sporting and cultural opportunities to as many people as possible, promoting the creative industries, encouraging both international and domestic tourism and delivering a transformation of broadband.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Debt (12 Mar 2013)

Sajid Javid: ...;s plans, independent assessments show that the country would be borrowing £200 billion more: more debt, more deficit. As we bring the deficit under control we will be able to invest in things such as broadband plans in Swansea and help growth in this country.

Infrastructure (Financial Assistance) Bill (17 Sep 2012)

Sajid Javid: ...18 billion in retail investment in the spending review and a further £9.4 billion of infrastructure enhancements in the summer. In the Budget, we announced that there will be 10 super-connected cities across the UK that will enjoy ultra-fast broadband and high-speed wireless connectivity. On top of that immense investment, we now propose to unlock potentially billions of pounds of...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Broadband (9 Feb 2011)

Sajid Javid: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport if he will assess the merits of taking steps to assist local authorities in the provision of universal wireless broadband access.

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