More than 50,000 homes are stuck with mediocre broadband and 4G despite a sharp national increase in access to faster connections, Ofcom said.
Labour wants to nationalise mail, water, energy distribution and supply, train operators and fibre broadband provision.
Coming in at 64 pages – front and back covers included – the Conservative Party manifesto is about two-thirds of the length of the documents published by Labour (107 pages) and the Liberal Democrats (100 pages).
The main political party leaders faced a tough grilling from the Question Time audience, with Boris Johnson jeered, while Jeremy Corbyn was accused of having “reckless socialist ideas”.
Self-styled “radical and ambitious” plans tend to always come with a cost.
Labour will pledge to invest £100 billion in Scotland over the next decade as Jeremy Corbyn unveils his party’s manifesto ahead of next month’s General Election.
Labour is set to unveil its manifesto on Thursday – hailed by Jeremy Corbyn as the most radical in the UK’s history.
Jeremy Corbyn will accuse the “bankers, billionaires and the establishment” of trying to stop a radical Labour government being elected as he reveals a manifesto for “real change”.
The Labour Party’s General Election policies could “crack the foundations of our economy”, while Tory immigration plans risk creating a skills shortage, a business leader has warned.
Jeremy Corbyn was joined by senior party figures to hammer out the final details of the Labour manifesto amid mounting divisions over what stance will be taken on immigration.
Jeremy Corbyn has hailed a manifesto that gives the “promise of a better Britain” after finalising the document in a meeting with senior Labour figures.