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Handicapped And Elderly Persons (Telephones)

Volume 977: debated on Tuesday 29 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is his estimate of the number of telephones installed in the homes of handicapped and elderly people by local authorities in the past 10 years.

Between 1972—the earliest date for which figures are available—and 1979, assistance was given with the installation of 117,400 telephones.