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Broadband: South West

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 185120, tabled on 29 October 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had and with whom on superfast broadband in the South West region, and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

6 November 2018

Throughout the year officials from DCMS have engaged with counterparts from local projects in the South West region over a variety of issues, including roll-out of superfast broadband, and will continue to do so.

Last week, both the Secretary of State and the Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries wrote to MPs concerning superfast broadband, and BDUK director Raj Kalia wrote to local bodies as well.