HC Deb 20 June 1938 vol 337 cc715-6W
Mr. Joel

asked the Postmaster-General whether he can state, after taking all foreign transmission of messages business conducted by his Department, the percentage carried by cable, telephones, and wireless?

Sir W. Womersley

The percentages of these three classes of messages in the overseas services conducted by the Post Office are:

Cable telegrams 57½
Telephone calls 26½
Wireless telegrams 16