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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1801: tabled on 01 November 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the campaign by the Good Things Foundation, a charity that tackles social exclusion through digital, to bridge the digital divide in the UK; notes how recent research published by the Good Things Foundation has shown that at the current rate of investment in digital support, in 10 years' time almost seven million adults in the UK will be left behind as a result of digital exclusion; acknowledges that this is unacceptable; recognises that by bridging the digital divide and upskilling the entire population in digital skills, the UK can benefit by £21.9 billion within a decade, through savings and contributions to the economy; supports Good Things Foundation's call for the Government and companies throughout the UK to pledge their commitment to achieving a 100 per cent digital included nation by 2028; and encourages investment in our population's digital 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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.