HC Deb 17 July 1939 vol 350 c20
37. Captain Sir William Brass

asked the Postmaster-General whether he has any recent information regarding the ex tent to which the greetings telegram ser vice is used by the public?

Major Tryon

The popularity of this service shows remarkable growth. At present over 100,000 greetings telegrams are being sent every week. This is an increase of 30 per cent, compared with a year ago. During the last 12 months nearly 4,500,000 greetings telegrams have been sent.