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Digital Broadcasting: Rural Areas

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 8th May 2008.

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Photo of Nick Harvey Nick Harvey Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what steps his Department is taking to address the digital divide in rural areas.

Photo of Andy Burnham Andy Burnham The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Wales has been appointed as the Minister for Digital Inclusion and will work with other Departments, including mine, to co-ordinate policies and develop a coherent strategy to ensure that all citizens, especially the disadvantaged, benefit from the use of digital technologies. My Department is committed to addressing the digital divide where it is economically and technologically feasible to do so.

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