§ 44. Sir N. GRATTAN-DOYLE
asked the Postmaster-General to what extent the Post Office telephones in Newcastle-28 upon-Tyne and the surrounding district are automatically operated; and what changes are at present in preparation or contemplation?
§ The ASSISTANT POSTMASTER -GENERAL (Mr. Viant)
Of the 17 exchanges within a five-mile radius of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 12 are on the automatic system and five on the manual system. No further changes are in immediate contemplation.