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1138544
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star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Prescribing more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in establishing a National Academy for Social Prescribing. more like this
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Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe more like this
star this property uin HL17102 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>We are creating a National Academy for Social Prescribing, as part of the wider work on social prescribing, to ensure all general practitioners in England can refer patients to community activities and voluntary services including those covering sports and the arts. The aim of creating a National Academy is to build an evidence base and promote research into this important area, in order to help the National Health Service become a pioneer for social prescription.</p><p>Following a roundtable with a wide range of stakeholders held earlier this year, the Academy Management Board has been established to help shape the National Academy. The first meeting of the Board was held last month. A range of organisations are represented on the Board. This includes Sport England which represents, among a wide range of other sports, yoga through the British Wheel of Yoga.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL17103 more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T09:14:27.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T09:14:27.357Z
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4019
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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3335
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe more like this
1138545
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Prescribing: Yoga more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how yoga practitioners will be represented in the National Academy for Social Prescribing. more like this
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Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe more like this
star this property uin HL17103 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>We are creating a National Academy for Social Prescribing, as part of the wider work on social prescribing, to ensure all general practitioners in England can refer patients to community activities and voluntary services including those covering sports and the arts. The aim of creating a National Academy is to build an evidence base and promote research into this important area, in order to help the National Health Service become a pioneer for social prescription.</p><p>Following a roundtable with a wide range of stakeholders held earlier this year, the Academy Management Board has been established to help shape the National Academy. The first meeting of the Board was held last month. A range of organisations are represented on the Board. This includes Sport England which represents, among a wide range of other sports, yoga through the British Wheel of Yoga.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL17102 more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T09:14:27.453Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T09:14:27.453Z
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4019
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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3335
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe more like this
1137941
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star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Data Protection more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government which third countries have been recognised by the EU as providing adequate data protection. more like this
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Lord Freyberg more like this
star this property uin HL17040 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The European Commission has so far made a full finding of adequacy in respect of: Andorra, Argentina, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, New Zealand, Switzerland and Uruguay. The Commission has made partial findings of adequacy in respect of Japan, Canada and the USA. You can find more information about these decisions on the Information Commissioner’s website.</p><p> </p><p>When the UK leaves the EU the power to make adequacy decisions will be repatriated to the Secretary of State. In February 2019 Parliament passed a Statutory Instrument (SI) setting out the criteria and process. The SI recognises and effectively rolls over all existing adequacy decisions that have been made by the EU as well as recognising EU states themselves as adequate. The SI also replicates the EU adequacy regime in UK law with a number of technical changes to make it work properly. The factors that the Secretary of State would need to take into account in reaching an adequacy decision include the rule of law, respect for human rights, and other relevant legislation in the third country being assessed.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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HL17041 more like this
HL17042 more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T10:49:47.247Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T10:49:47.247Z
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4247
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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2593
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Freyberg more like this
1137942
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Data Protection more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government which (1) businesses, (2) territories of, or (3) specified sectors within, third countries have been recognised by the EU as providing adequate data protection. more like this
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Lord Freyberg more like this
star this property uin HL17041 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The European Commission has so far made a full finding of adequacy in respect of: Andorra, Argentina, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, New Zealand, Switzerland and Uruguay. The Commission has made partial findings of adequacy in respect of Japan, Canada and the USA. You can find more information about these decisions on the Information Commissioner’s website.</p><p> </p><p>When the UK leaves the EU the power to make adequacy decisions will be repatriated to the Secretary of State. In February 2019 Parliament passed a Statutory Instrument (SI) setting out the criteria and process. The SI recognises and effectively rolls over all existing adequacy decisions that have been made by the EU as well as recognising EU states themselves as adequate. The SI also replicates the EU adequacy regime in UK law with a number of technical changes to make it work properly. The factors that the Secretary of State would need to take into account in reaching an adequacy decision include the rule of law, respect for human rights, and other relevant legislation in the third country being assessed.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL17040 more like this
HL17042 more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T10:49:47.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T10:49:47.297Z
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4247
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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2593
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Freyberg more like this
1137943
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Data Protection more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what factors they will take into account when making data adequacy decisions after Brexit. more like this
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Lord Freyberg more like this
star this property uin HL17042 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The European Commission has so far made a full finding of adequacy in respect of: Andorra, Argentina, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, New Zealand, Switzerland and Uruguay. The Commission has made partial findings of adequacy in respect of Japan, Canada and the USA. You can find more information about these decisions on the Information Commissioner’s website.</p><p> </p><p>When the UK leaves the EU the power to make adequacy decisions will be repatriated to the Secretary of State. In February 2019 Parliament passed a Statutory Instrument (SI) setting out the criteria and process. The SI recognises and effectively rolls over all existing adequacy decisions that have been made by the EU as well as recognising EU states themselves as adequate. The SI also replicates the EU adequacy regime in UK law with a number of technical changes to make it work properly. The factors that the Secretary of State would need to take into account in reaching an adequacy decision include the rule of law, respect for human rights, and other relevant legislation in the third country being assessed.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL17040 more like this
HL17041 more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T10:49:47.34Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T10:49:47.34Z
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4247
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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2593
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Freyberg more like this
1137390
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Orkambi more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether a date has been set for Vertex pharmaceuticals, NICE and NHS England to convene a further meeting to discuss how the cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi can be made available to patients. more like this
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Baroness Morgan of Huyton more like this
star this property uin HL16997 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>NHS England and NHS Improvement is leading the negotiations with Vertex and has made a revised and improved offer to Vertex that would provide immediate funding for Orkambi and Symkevi in advance of a positive assessment by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), in addition to expanded access to Kalydeco which is already funded by the National Health Service for certain patients. No date has been agreed for a further meeting as of yet, however negotiations are ongoing between Vertex, NHS England and NHS Improvement and NICE.</p><p>Cystic fibrosis can have a devastating effect on the lives of those who suffer from it, and those close to them, and the Government wants to see patients access innovative treatments at a cost-effective price for the NHS. The Government fully supports NICE and NHS England in seeking to ensure access for patients to effective and innovative medicines at a price that represents value to the NHS, and it is not for Ministers to intervene in this process. The Department’s approach remains to strongly urge Vertex to accept NHS England and NHS Improvement’s generous offer, but in the absence of a deal, we have asked NHS England and NHS Improvement to continue to explore all options to ensure patients can access treatments as soon as possible.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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HL16998 more like this
HL16999 more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T10:23:54.303Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T10:23:54.303Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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2168
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Morgan of Huyton more like this
1137391
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Orkambi more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the lack of availability of Orkambi on patients with cystic fibrosis; and what plans they have to discuss this issue with (1) patients, and (2) other interested parties. more like this
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Baroness Morgan of Huyton more like this
star this property uin HL16998 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>NHS England and NHS Improvement is leading the negotiations with Vertex and has made a revised and improved offer to Vertex that would provide immediate funding for Orkambi and Symkevi in advance of a positive assessment by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), in addition to expanded access to Kalydeco which is already funded by the National Health Service for certain patients. No date has been agreed for a further meeting as of yet, however negotiations are ongoing between Vertex, NHS England and NHS Improvement and NICE.</p><p>Cystic fibrosis can have a devastating effect on the lives of those who suffer from it, and those close to them, and the Government wants to see patients access innovative treatments at a cost-effective price for the NHS. The Government fully supports NICE and NHS England in seeking to ensure access for patients to effective and innovative medicines at a price that represents value to the NHS, and it is not for Ministers to intervene in this process. The Department’s approach remains to strongly urge Vertex to accept NHS England and NHS Improvement’s generous offer, but in the absence of a deal, we have asked NHS England and NHS Improvement to continue to explore all options to ensure patients can access treatments as soon as possible.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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HL16997 more like this
HL16999 more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T10:23:54.243Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T10:23:54.243Z
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4019
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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2168
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Morgan of Huyton more like this
1137392
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Orkambi more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has to intervene in the ongoing negotiations between Vertex pharmaceuticals, NICE and NHS England on the price of the cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi to ensure that it is made available to patients as soon as possible. more like this
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Baroness Morgan of Huyton more like this
star this property uin HL16999 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>NHS England and NHS Improvement is leading the negotiations with Vertex and has made a revised and improved offer to Vertex that would provide immediate funding for Orkambi and Symkevi in advance of a positive assessment by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), in addition to expanded access to Kalydeco which is already funded by the National Health Service for certain patients. No date has been agreed for a further meeting as of yet, however negotiations are ongoing between Vertex, NHS England and NHS Improvement and NICE.</p><p>Cystic fibrosis can have a devastating effect on the lives of those who suffer from it, and those close to them, and the Government wants to see patients access innovative treatments at a cost-effective price for the NHS. The Government fully supports NICE and NHS England in seeking to ensure access for patients to effective and innovative medicines at a price that represents value to the NHS, and it is not for Ministers to intervene in this process. The Department’s approach remains to strongly urge Vertex to accept NHS England and NHS Improvement’s generous offer, but in the absence of a deal, we have asked NHS England and NHS Improvement to continue to explore all options to ensure patients can access treatments as soon as possible.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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HL16997 more like this
HL16998 more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T10:23:54.35Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T10:23:54.35Z
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4019
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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2168
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Morgan of Huyton more like this
1137387
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Broadband more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 3 July (HL16507), where the UK’s rate of 53 per cent consumer access to 100Mbps places the UK in rankings of broadband accessibility of all EU countries; and what is their target for access to 100Mbps by 2020. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL16994 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The UK’s current ultrafast broadband coverage is currently low compared to European counterparts however the UK is amongst the leaders of superfast broadband coverage, ahead of Spain, France and Germany, thanks, in part, to over £1.8bn of public investment.</p><p> </p><p>Superfast broadband, which is delivered through part-fibre part-copper networks, meets the needs of most consumers today . However, it is full fibre networks that will be needed to meet expected future demands with the focus not purely on speed, but also resilience and reliability. The Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review published the Government’s targets for full fibre coverage.</p><p> </p><p>The last EU report on broadband coverage had the UK at 26th of all Member States for full fibre at just over 2% coverage. However, we have since started to increase deployment at pace and our current full fibre coverage is 8% which represents almost 2.5 million homes and businesses. Our target to reach 15 million premises by 2025 represents around half of the homes and businesses in the UK. We are driving take-up and demand for full fibre. Our £67 million Gigabit Voucher Scheme, launched in April 2018, provides small grants for residents and small businesses to upgrade to a gigabit-capable connection, and support the take up of faster services. Vouchers are also available under the Rural Gigabit Connectivity programme, with higher values to reflect the greater costs of connecting in rural and remote areas.</p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16995 more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T10:47:52.57Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T10:47:52.57Z
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4247
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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4286
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this
1137388
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Broadband more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 3 July (HL16507), where the UK’s rate of eight per cent access to full fibre places the UK in rankings of broadband accessibility of all EU countries; and what proportion of consumers they estimate will have access to full fibre if the target of 15 million premises having access by 2025 is met. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL16995 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The UK’s current ultrafast broadband coverage is currently low compared to European counterparts however the UK is amongst the leaders of superfast broadband coverage, ahead of Spain, France and Germany, thanks, in part, to over £1.8bn of public investment.</p><p> </p><p>Superfast broadband, which is delivered through part-fibre part-copper networks, meets the needs of most consumers today . However, it is full fibre networks that will be needed to meet expected future demands with the focus not purely on speed, but also resilience and reliability. The Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review published the Government’s targets for full fibre coverage.</p><p> </p><p>The last EU report on broadband coverage had the UK at 26th of all Member States for full fibre at just over 2% coverage. However, we have since started to increase deployment at pace and our current full fibre coverage is 8% which represents almost 2.5 million homes and businesses. Our target to reach 15 million premises by 2025 represents around half of the homes and businesses in the UK. We are driving take-up and demand for full fibre. Our £67 million Gigabit Voucher Scheme, launched in April 2018, provides small grants for residents and small businesses to upgrade to a gigabit-capable connection, and support the take up of faster services. Vouchers are also available under the Rural Gigabit Connectivity programme, with higher values to reflect the greater costs of connecting in rural and remote areas.</p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16994 more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T10:47:52.633Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T10:47:52.633Z
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4247
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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4286
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this