§ 44. Lieut.-Colonel WINDSOR-CLIVE
asked the Postmaster-General what were the receipts of the telephone service for the last quarter of 1325 and for the last quarter of 1926, respectively?
§ The POSTMASTER-GENERAL (Sir William Mitchell-Thomson)
The receipts of the Telephone Service, excluding deposits, for the last quarter of 1925 and for the last quarter of 1926 were £3,965,000 and £4,298,000 respectively.
§ Mr. PALING
May I ask what steps the Department are taking to speed up the process of installing telephones? is the right hon. Gentleman aware that there are complaints of people having been waiting two and three months?
§ Miss WILKINSON
Does not the right hon. Gentleman think that these receipts could be considerably improved if he could cheapen the service?