The government has approved a new coal mine in Cumbria in the very same week that the Treasury launched a review into how the UK can reduce its contribution to global warming

The government’s plan to introduce age checks on porn websites has now been pushed back. The changes, were aimed at stopping children from accessing inappropriate adult content, were supposed to come into effect imminently.

The Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme is a government initiative aimed at providing homes and businesses with basic broadband with a download speed of at least 2Mbps. It is available to those who will not benefit from the rollout of superfast broadband – mainly those living in rural areas.

The Government announced this week that their Broadband Delivery UK service and other plans to extend the superfast broadband network around the country have led to a boost of £9 billion for companies both small and large.

The Labour Party has pledged to invest £1.6 billion to guarantee superfast broadband speeds of at least 30 Mbps to all households by 2022.

As of this year, domestic energy bills in the UK have been steadily falling for a decade, with the average falling by a further £6 over the past 12 months.

An energy price cap will be active by December after its bill, the Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Act 2018, gained Parliamentary approval.

All new build homes will be fitted with full-fibre broadband connections under proposals set out in a new national, long-term telecoms strategy announced by the government Monday.