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Superfast Broadband (Installation Timetable)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 9th November 2016.

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Photo of Fergus Ewing Fergus Ewing Scottish National Party

If Mr Rumbles had listened to my first answer, in which I indicated that information is available on the digital Scotland postcode checker—[


.] Mr Rumbles is interrupting from a sedentary position.

I absolutely agree and, as I said, I am not complacent about the situation. I understand those perfectly legitimate concerns, which are expressed by a great many people.

However, I am pleased that bodies such as Ofcom have recognised and praised the progress that we are making in Scotland. Ofcom, which is the regulator, has said that our progress on broadband is better than that south of the border. I appreciate that recognition from the regulator, but we are not complacent and we are aware of the concerns.