Issue details

12/02003 BDUK - Improving broadband coverage and speed in Kent

To agree the preferred bidder for contract award to deliver the programme of expanding and improving broadband coverage and delegate authority to the appropriate officer to enter into the necessary contractual arrangements and to seek authority to enter into a grant agreement with BDUK in order to draw down Government funding.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than two Electoral Divisions;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: (All Division);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/12/2012

Decision due: 23 Jan 2013 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Business Strategy, Performance & Health Reform

Lead director: David Cockburn

Department: Strategic & Corporate Services

Contact: Elizabeth Harrison, Rural Regeneration Manager Tel: 01622 221381 e-mail:

Financial implications: Elizabeth Harrison, Economic Development Manager Tel: 01622 221381 e-mail:

Legal implications: 12/02003

Equalities implications: Significant effects on multiple communities and is above the financial threshold.