The Chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Margaret Hodge, has criticised the government's superfast rural broadband scheme, saying that British Telecom is now a "monopoly provider."
The Committee has raised concerns that the £1.2bn project is now expected to be delivered two years later than planned.
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Showers, possibly heavy and thundery in places at first, will die out this evening. Sunny spells and a few showers on Thursday.