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Broadband Universal Service Obligation: consultation on design

31 July 2017
Closed on: 
Monday, 2 October 2017
Posted under: 
The Digital Economy Act 2017 which received Royal Assent in April, enabled the creation of a new broadband Universal Service Obligation (USO), giving every household and business the right to request a broadband connection at a minimum speed of at least 10Mbps, up to a reasonable cost threshold - no matter where they live or work. Following this, the Government is consulting on the specific design of the USO which would be set in secondary legislation.

Protection of Official Data

10 April 2017
Closed on: 
Friday, 12 May 2017
Posted under: 
The Protection of Official Data project was referred to the Law Commission by the Cabinet Office in late 2015. We commenced work in February 2016 and they will publish their final report in Summer 2017.
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