Closed consultation

Implementing a landline duty: draft legislation and impacts

This consultation was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government

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Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Seeking views on the implementation of a new landline duty to help fund the roll-out of Next Generation Access.


Consultation description

This consultation concerns the implementation of the new Landline Duty to help fund the roll-out of Next Generation Access to 90 per cent of Britain by 2017.

Queries or questions surrounding the consultation should be directed to Chris Southworth at HM Treasury (020 7270 4922) or Michael Lyttle at HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).