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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-08538
Asked by: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats
Date lodged: 13 May 2022

Question

To ask the Scottish Government how many applications there have been for the (a) interim voucher and (b) full voucher, of the R100 Scottish Broadband Voucher Scheme, from households in Shetland, and, as of May 2022, how many of these applications have resulted in successful connections.

Current status: Answered by Kate Forbes on 30 May 2022


Answer

As of May 2022, 33 applications had been received for properties located in Shetland for the R100 Scottish Broadband Voucher Scheme’s interim voucher, which offers up to £400 to secure a temporary superfast connection. Twenty six of these vouchers have been issued so far.

A total of 4 applications have been received for the R100 SBVS main voucher which offers up to £5,000 to secure a permanent superfast connection. Three of these vouchers have been issued so far.