Digital Technology

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 8th October 2009.

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Photo of Peter Peacock Peter Peacock Labour

Question S3W-27751

To ask the Scottish Executive, in light of the announcement on broadband for rural Scotland by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth in a news release of 23 September 2009, what the timescales for upgrades to exchanges will be in the (a) Western Isles, (b) Argyll and Bute, (c) Highland, (d) Moray, (e) Orkney Islands and (f) Shetland Islands council areas.

Photo of Peter Peacock Peter Peacock Labour

Question S3W-27752

To ask the Scottish Executive, in light of the announcement on broadband for rural Scotland by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth in a news release of 23 September 2009, whether there will be upgrades to British Telecom exchanges in the (a) Western Isles, (b) Argyll and Bute, (c) Highland, (d) Moray, (e) Orkney Islands and (f) Shetland Islands council areas in order to provide increased access to broadband internet connections.

Photo of Peter Peacock Peter Peacock Labour

Question S3W-27753

To ask the Scottish Executive, in light of the announcement on broadband for rural Scotland by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth in a news release of 23 September 2009, who will decide which exchanges will be upgraded.

Photo of Jim Mather Jim Mather Scottish National Party

I refer the member to the answer to question S3W-27750 on 7 October 2009. All answers to written parliamentary questions are available on the Parliament’s website, the search facility for which can be found at http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/Apps2/Business/PQA/Default.aspx .

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