What discussions he has had with National Assembly colleagues regarding implementation of the Broadband Wales programme. May I congratulate my right hon. Friend—
Order. The hon. Gentleman must first wait for the answer.
That is always wise, Mr. Speaker.I have regular bilateral meetings with National Assembly colleagues, and Broadband Wales is one of the many subject areas discussed.
I apologise, Mr. Speaker—I was so excited about getting in on Wales questions. May I congratulate my right hon. Friend and his colleagues in the National Assembly on the roll-out of broadband in Wales, and on the £110 million that has been invested to ensure affordable broadband in the region? Does he agree that the roll-out of broadband is as important in Wales as it is in Scotland, that it is rapidly improving and that a celtic alliance between the two nations should be supported?
The answer is yes, and I welcome the highest talent from all parts of the House to Wales questions.