Broadband: Burton

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered at on 9 March 2020.

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Photo of Kate Griffiths Kate Griffiths Conservative, Burton

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what proportion of properties in Burton constituency have access to superfast broadband.

Photo of Matt Warman Matt Warman The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

According to Thinkbroadband. currently, 97% of premises have access to superfast broadband, up from 57% in 2012.

Around 21.8% of premises have full-fibre connections which is above 12% the national average.

Burton, constituency falls under our Superfast Staffordshire project, which has received £9.6m of funding from Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) towards the rollout of Superfast broadband.

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