HC Deb 12 April 1922 vol 153 cc438-9W
Lieut.-Colonel WILLEY

asked the Postmaster-General if he can hold out any hope of instituting in this country, for the convenience of telephone users, a system of reversal of trunk telephone charges, such as has been in force in the United States of America for the past 15 years?


I understand that the arrangement referred to is in operation in the United States only in connection with "person to person" calls. It has not been practicable as yet to introduce a service of "person to person" calls in this country, but when the numerous trunk lines now in course of construction are completed further consideration will be given to the matter.

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