HC Deb 20 April 1931 vol 251 cc601-2
50. Mr. WALLACE (for Mr. BOWEN)

asked the Postmaster-General what are the numbers of automatic and manual telephone exchanges in the whole country, and the numbers of subscribers served by each of these two groups of exchanges?


At the end of January, 1931, there were 526 automatic and 4,293 manual exchanges in the Post Office telephone system. The approximate number of subscribers served by each group of exchanges was 298,000 and 948,000, respectively.