Westminster News

Government broadband initiatives

Since 2010, the Government has delivered a series of initiatives that has seen superfast[1] broadband availability rise from 50% to 96% of UK premises.  Due to increased coverage and take-up, average broadband speeds for UK consumers have increased from 5.2Mbit/s in 2010 to 54.2Mbit/s in 2018.  A

Department for Transport response to written question: train carriages

The Department for Transport has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question:

Question:
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he has taken to encourage the modernisation of train carriages.

Answer:
Paul Maynard:

Update statement from Gillian on Brexit

We now have a new Prime Minister in place and a new approach to Brexit. A deal was agreed with the European Union but Parliament has now failed to vote to support this deal on three occasions.