Broadband: South Yorkshire

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 19th November 2018.

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Photo of Dan Jarvis Dan Jarvis Labour, Barnsley Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the 31 October 2018 Government news release £200 million to kickstart full fibre broadband across the UK, how much of that funding will be allocated to South Yorkshire.

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

We are committed to full fibre across the whole of the UK with nationwide coverage by 2033. The Government is committed to ensuring that the hardest to reach areas get connected at the same pace as the rest of the country and the £200 million announced at the Budget starts this plan.

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