HC Deb 10 May 1950 vol 475 c360
29. Mr. Eric Fletcher

asked the Postmaster-General to what extent the contents of cables received by Cable and Wireless Limited for transmission overseas are treated as confidential.

Mr. Ness Edwards

All telegrams are treated as confidential.

Mr. Fletcher

May we take it that that applies to cables received by branches of this company overseas?

Mr. Ness Edwards

It applies completely to all telegrams coming into or despatched from this country.