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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-02902: Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 20 September 2016

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide details of how it will fund the additional £42 million likely to be necessary to extend broadband that is referred to at page 12 of the August 2016 Audit Scotland Report, Superfast broadband for Scotland: A progress update.

Answered by: Fergus Ewing 4 October 2016

The £42 million referred to in the Audit Scotland report has already been confirmed. It comprises a £21 million allocation from the UK Government, which has been matched by the Scottish Government.