MP wants fairer access for mobiles

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Angus MP Mike Weir is backing a move by the Countryside Alliance, who are asking people to become ‘phone detectives this summer.

The organisation is hoping to map out real ‘phone reception rates.

And Mr Weir said: “Everyone pays the same for their phone package but reception is very variable and many people are not getting a good deal. I know from my own experience that there are many areas of Angus, and not just the rural areas, where the ‘phone signal is very bad or non-existent.

“The government and ‘phone companies need to take notice and ensure that no one is missed out from the network.”