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star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Broadband more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the extent of superfast broadband coverage in (a) England and (b) Northumberland; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Berwick-upon-Tweed more like this
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Mrs Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
star this property answer text <p>Current superfast broadband coverage is over 83% of UK premises and the Government remains committed to providing 95% coverage to homes and businesses by December 2017. Coverage of superfast broadband in England is 84% according to Ofcom’s Communications Market Report published in August 2015. The report can be found at: <a href="http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/binaries/research/cmr/cmr15/CMR_UK_2015.pdf" target="_blank">http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/binaries/research/cmr/cmr15/CMR_UK_2015.pdf</a></p><p><br>The Government has invested £9.69 million in the Northumberland project which aims to provide superfast broadband coverage to over 46,000 homes and businesses in the county. By the end of the Northumberland project, anticipated by December 2016, over 91% of premises are expected to have access to superfast broadband. As of 30 June 2015, 40,193 premises had access to superfast broadband as a result of the project.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wantage more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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less than 2015-09-16T14:11:17.213Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-16T14:11:17.213Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this