Finlay Carson MSP

Galloway and West Dumfries

Digital connectivity should be at heart of region's economic strategy

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Galloway and West Dumfries MSP Finlay Carson says the National Economic Forum clearly highlighted the vast work that remains to roll out broadband to many rural communities in Dumfries and Galloway.

Mr Carson, who attended a roundtable event at the forum in Dumfries, centred on rural issues says many individuals and businesses are simply not enjoying the access to broadband speeds that the Scottish Government boast about.

He says that the event made clear that digital connectivity is absolutely vital if the region is to prosper in the future and attract new jobs and investment.

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