Mobile Phones: Motorways

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 20th April 2018.

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Photo of Luke Graham Luke Graham Conservative, Ochil and South Perthshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what his Department's timescale is for eliminating mobile phone not-spots on motorways.

Photo of Luke Graham Luke Graham Conservative, Ochil and South Perthshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what his Department's timescale is for eliminating mobile phone not-spots on A and B roads in Scotland.

Photo of Margot James Margot James The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The action taken by mobile operators as a result of the 2014 agreement with Government, has helped to improve coverage on the UK's roads. We recognise that there is further to go, which is why the Government has a Manifesto commitment to deliver full and uninterrupted mobile phone signal on all major roads by 2022.

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