Internet usage in Glasgow and the west has risen by 28 per cent during lockdown – but there has been no increase in the access to home schooling platforms.

Despite Scotland’s overall home-schooling usage increasing by 18 per cent, Glasgow and surrounding areas has continued to access home schooling websites for an average of just 2.6 hours per week, according to comparison website U-Switch.

Gaming on the other hand has increased by 9 per cent, from 3.5 hours to 3.8 hours.

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Glasgow did overshoot the national average on workers logging on from home, with a 63 per cent rise in working from homes in Glasgow, while Scotland’s average stands at 60 per cent.

And households in Glasgow and the west are using nearly 35 hours of internet a week during lockdown.