§ 35. Lord SCONE
asked the Postmaster-General the number of rural telephone 1158 exchanges, how many of them are rural automatic exchanges, and how many have fewer than 50 subscribers, with separate figures for Scotland?
§ The ASSISTANT POSTMASTER-GENERAL (Mr. Graham White)
There are in all 3,582 rural telephone exchanges. Of this number 740 are of the automatic type, and 2,734 have less than 50 subscribers. The figures for Scotland are 606, 121 and 556, respectively.