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Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 20407, tabled on 22 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to include provisions in the proposed product security and telecommunications infrastructure Bill to speed up the process for agreeing wayleaves for gigabit-capable broadband rollout.

Answered on

29 June 2021

We are currently analysing the responses to the consultation on potential reforms to the Electronic Communications Code and will publish the Government response in due course. This will include proposals for measures to ensure that the Code continues to support the faster deployment of digital infrastructure. Any legislative measures will be taken forward in the Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill.