Briefings and responses

On behalf of its membership, the cross-party LGA regularly submits to Government consultations, briefs parliamentarians and responds to a wide range of parliamentary inquiries. Our recent responses to government consultations and parliamentary briefings can be found here.

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Digital Economy Bill

Key briefing and summary points for local government on the Digital Economy Bill.

Debate on the rollout of superfast broadband to rural communities | House of Commons, 21 February 2017

Access to fast and reliable broadband is a necessity for households and businesses in the UK.

Broadband Universal Service Obligation | House of Commons

The LGA has worked with Government and Parliament to raise councils’ ongoing concerns over residents’ lack of access to fast and reliable broadband. Many rural areas, in particular, struggle with speeds of less than 2Mbps while others are unable to receive broadband at all.

Rollout of superfast fibre broadband | House of Lords

Councils have continually raised on-going concerns over residents' lack of access to fast and reliable broadband especially in rural areas


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