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Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 216620, tabled on 1 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when his Department plans to bring forward proposals to amend the Electronic Communications Code in line with the recommendations of the Law Commission published on 27 February 2013.

Answered on

4 December 2014

Since the publication of the Law Commission’s report on the Electronic Communications Code, DCMS has been considering the implications of the recommendations on network roll out and service provision to consumers. In January 2014, we published an economic analysis of the impacts of various wayleave valuation regimes. A copy of this report has been placed in the House of Commons library.

I will make public my plans to reform the Electronic Communications Code shortly.