HC Deb 16 April 1929 vol 227 c91
10. Mr. DAY

asked the Postmaster-General whether he is now in a position to state when it is intended to establish telephonic communication between Great Britain and the Channel Islands?

The POSTMASTER-GENERAL (Sir William Mitchell-Thomson)

I am advised that a telephone service, though possibly a restricted one, could be provided by the use of an existing telegraph cable, and I am about to inquire of the island authorities whether they would be prepared to co-operate in such a scheme.


Is it the intention of the Department to lay a fresh cable to the Channel Islands?


No, Sir.

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