§ 34. Mr. Day
asked the Postmaster-General whether his attention has been called to an additional telephone service installed in New York, entitled the talking barometer, in which a telephone subscriber can at all times dial for and receive a weather forecast in a similar manner as the time is obtained by dial- 1906 ing TIM for the time clock as at present operated in this country; and when it is proposed to introduce a similar service in Great Britain?
§ Major Tryon
I am aware that such a service is being given in New York and the possibility of introducing a similar service in Great Britain is already under investigation.
§ Mr. Pilkington
Is it not possible to have a similar mechanism to answer the questions of the hon. Member?