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Telephone Service (Applications)

Volume 244: debated on Tuesday 4 November 1930

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asked the Postmaster-General whether he is aware that there is dilatoriness in meeting the public demand for the installation of telephones: and will he arrange to remedy this dilatoriness in giving attention to applications?

Where no wayleave difficulties arise, applications for tele- phone service are being met without delay, except in a very few cases where the completion is awaited of works in hand for the provision of additional underground plant or switchboard accommodation. If the hon. Member has any particular case in mind and will furnish me with particulars, I shall be pleased to inquire into it.