HC Deb 24 June 1959 vol 607 c1198
67. Mr. Ness Edwards

asked the Postmaster-General to what extent, in view of the cut in the Post Office capital investment programme, he has had to revise his estimate of the progress of telephone automation; and what is his revised estimate of the date when automation may be completed.

Mr. K. Thompson

The right hon. Member will be glad to know that for subscriber trunk dialling we are still working to the timetable set out in Cmnd. 436, and that we hope to replace the remaining manual exchanges by 1970.

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