asked the Postmaster-General whether he is aware that the telephone exchange at Coupar Angus is to be removed to premises which have been unoccupied for two years, contain no windows at the back thereof, and are stated to be insanitary and lacking in means of ventilation; whether he is aware that the remuneration of the operator, who is to provide a continuous service throughout the day and night, is the free occupation of the premises and a wage of 4s. a week; and whether he will have inquiry made into the suitability of the premises and into the remuneration for the services to be provided?
§ Mr. HOBHOUSE
I will have inquiries made into these questions and will inform the hon. Member of the result.