What does Labour’s “free broadband” promise really mean?

Labour free broadband

As part of their election manifesto, Labour have pledged that they will nationalise Openreach, who maintain most of the UK’s communications infrastructure, and provide full-fibre broadband to every UK home and business, for free. The project will be financed by a tax on large tech companies and is estimated to cost around £20bn. As well as being an eye-catching promise, hoping to persuade swing voters to side […]