§ Sir H. NORMAN
asked the Postmaster-General how many licences for wireless telegraphy have been issued to amateurs for reception and for transmission; what is the total sum received for each class of licence; and what has been the expenditure of the Post Office in respect of these licences?
§ Mr. KELLAWAY
The number of wireless licences issued to amateurs for experiments in reception is 6,986, and in transmission 286. The annual revenue derived from the fees is at present £3,265 and £355 respectively. The annual expenditure incurred in connection with the issue of the licences and the inspection of the stations is about £5,200.