HC Deb 17 May 1950 vol 475 c1196
9. Mr. Carr

asked the Postmaster-General the number of applicants waiting for telephones in the borough of Wallington on 1st January, 1949, and 1950; how many installations were made during 1949; and what is the longest period for which anyone has been waiting.

Mr. Ness Edwards

There were 864 on 1st January, 1949, and 1,135 on 1st January, 1950; and 431 new subscribers were connected in 1949. The earliest outstanding application was made in 1942.

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