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SUPERFAST BROADBAND IN RURAL AREAS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 556: tabled on 20 November 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that having superfast broadband is an important service in the UK, especially as more and more people choose to work remotely; is concerned about current superfast broadband coverage throughout the country, especially in rural areas which would benefit the most from superfast broadband connectivity; and supports a change in the planning law to ensure that all new builds have superfast broadband as standard, to prevent poor connectivity in the first place as well as to avoid expensive and disruptive works in the future.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.