Committee report criticises Digital Economy Bill – 22 Feb 2010 – Computing

The fact that the government would rely on a single “part-time minister” to drive through the provision of next-generation broadband has been criticised in a report from an all-party commons committee.

It follows the resignation of former communications, technology and broadcasting minister Lord Carter, leaving the task entirely in the hands of Stephen Timms, a senior Treasury minister as well as a minister in the Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Department.

BIS committee chairman Peter Luff issued the warning following publication of a report raising a series of concerns about the policy

via Committee report criticises Digital Economy Bill – 22 Feb 2010 – Computing.

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~ by Gary Austin on February 22, 2010.

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