Faster rural broadband and better mobile coverage in ALL parts of the constituency are essential for our economic future. For businesses to grow, jobs to be created we must have good communication. I have worked closely with BT and Openreach for a number of years. Consequently, one of my earliest priorities will be to bring all parties to the table – understanding the barriers to high speed broadband and identifying solutions. As your Member of Parliament, Brecon and Radnorshire will not be left behind. On a visit, Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government announced that there will be one billion pounds invested to improve connectivity, new masts shared by providers and increased geographical coverage from today's 66% up to 95%.