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Results 1–20 of 5000 for broadband

Health and Social Care (16 Jan 2020)

James Wild: ...good news for beer drinkers in all of them. The Love West Norfolk campaign is doing a great job to promote all the good things about the constituency, but there are challenges—rural bus services, broadband, flood risk, educational outcomes—that I will want to help tackle in my time in this House. Healthcare is at the top of my constituents’ list of concerns, so I strongly support...

Business of the House (16 Jan 2020)

Flick Drummond: As the Leader of the House will have seen from questions today, poor broadband and lack of mobile coverage are major issues for many Members and their constituents, including mine in Meon Valley. Can he timetable a debate on the subject so that we can all put our concerns to the Government and the providers?

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Full-fibre and Gigabit-capable Broadband (16 Jan 2020)

Full-fibre and Gigabit-capable Broadband

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (16 Jan 2020)

James Wild: While I warmly welcome the pledge to deliver gigabit broadband, many of my constituents in Grimston, Heacham, Brancaster and other places have yet to receive speeds of 10 megabits per second. Will the Minister confirm that the plans are ready to deliver minimum speeds from March, and that the Government will hold BT to account to do that?

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Broadband: Rural Areas (16 Jan 2020)

Alan Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when she plans to respond to the 18 September 2019 report of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, An Update on Rural Connectivity, Seventeenth Report of Session 2017-19, HC 2223.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Broadband and Mobile Phones: Rural Areas (16 Jan 2020)

Damian Hinds: What steps her Department is taking to improve (a) broadband and (b) mobile phone coverage in rural areas.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Broadband: Bosworth (16 Jan 2020)

Luke Evans: What steps her Department is taking to improve broadband connections in Bosworth constituency.

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued): Amendment 34 (15 Jan 2020)

Lord Fox: ...’s Speech. By their own admission, those Bills and their targets are ambitious. They will take a lot of people. Simply looking at the NHS, social care and the provision of universal fibre and broadband, those take an awful lot of people. The level of immigration has been cited as one of the reasons why people have become disaffected with government and the United Kingdom, but the MAC...

A Green Industrial Revolution (15 Jan 2020)

Mark Fletcher: ...too long feel as though politics is as much about them as it is about the City of London and big business; as though we are as interested in delivering jobs, opportunities, transport upgrades and broadband connectivity in post-mining communities as we are elsewhere; and as though we care about tackling antisocial behaviour and ensuring that our national health service remains a cherished...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Broadband: Broadland (15 Jan 2020)

Jerome Mayhew: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to allocate funding from the £5 billion fund to support the rollout of full-fibre, 5G and other gigabit-capable networks to Broadland constituency.

Prime Minister: Engagements (15 Jan 2020)

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: The Conservative manifesto promises in relation to the roll-out of broadband and mobile phone signal are incredibly welcome, but does my right hon. Friend agree that rural constituencies like mine, wherever they are in the United Kingdom, should not be left behind? Does he agree that these vital technologies should be rolled out, and will he set a firm timetable for their roll-out?

Education and Local Government (14 Jan 2020)

Robert Jenrick: ...difficult challenge that will involve closing the productivity gaps and raising living standards sustainably across the country, with more transport investment, education and skills and full-fibre broadband. It will also mean ensuring that the benefits of Brexit are felt across the country, such as through new free ports—the proposal from my hon. Friend the Member for Ipswich is duly...

Britain in the World (13 Jan 2020)

Alec Shelbrooke: ...will briefly mention infrastructure, because it is important and will help cement our place in the world. If we want to have a high-tech economy, we must build for it. We have to ensure that fibre broadband goes in. We have to work on transport solutions. We must be honest and say that if a solution does not look like it is going to deliver what it should deliver or if the price is going...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (9 Jan 2020)

Baroness Redfern: ...experiencing new opportunities, and the Government will support many of our fledgling companies that will, in the future, forge inward investment. Particularly welcome is universal coverage of broadband and digital infrastructure in all areas of the country. That is much needed, so that all will have equal access and we can make a strong pitch for the UK being the best place to invest and...

Business of the House (9 Jan 2020)

Edward Timpson: My constituency has one of the worst broadband networks in the country in terms of both coverage and speed—particularly the likes of Audlem, Tattenham and Bunbury, which are in the bottom 10%. May we have a debate on broadband infrastructure so that I can question a Minister on how Eddisbury residents will secure their fair share of the £5 billion manifesto commitment to roll out full...

Scottish Parliament: Digital Connectivity (9 Jan 2020)

Paul Wheelhouse: ...regard, despite telecommunications being an entirely reserved matter and all legal and regulatory powers sitting with United Kingdom ministers. Through the £400 million digital Scotland superfast broadband—DSSB—programme, which was set up by my colleague Fergus Ewing, we met our target of providing access to fibre broadband to 95 per cent of premises across Scotland on time and on...

Scottish Parliament: Digital Economy Budget (8 Jan 2020)

Finlay Carson: The Scottish National Party Government’s £600 million flagship R100 broadband scheme has been beset by delays in the north of Scotland and now faces legal challenge. Since the R100 policy was announced in 2017, the budget for digital economy has fallen dramatically, from £114 million to £32 million in last year’s budget. Will the minister commit to an increase in the digital economy...

Written Answers — Treasury: Broadband: Rural Areas (7 Jan 2020)

Mark Menzies: What fiscal steps he is taking to improve broadband connections in rural communities.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Broadband (7 Jan 2020)

Seema Malhotra: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent estimate she has made of the number of households affected by broadband not-spots in each local authority area.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Public Expenditure: Northern Ireland (7 Jan 2020)

Lord Duncan of Springbank: ...of this funding has to date been allocated to the Northern Ireland Civil Service. Allocations by category are tabulated below. Category C&S commitment Allocated Infrastructure 400 400 Broadband 150 3 Severe Deprivation 100 40 Immediate pressures health and education 100 100 Health Transformation 200 200 Mental Health 50 20 Total (£m) 1000 763

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