HC Deb 18 October 1945 vol 414 c1519W
Mr. S. Marshall

asked the Assistant Postmaster-General what steps he is taking to improve the service on the manual-operated telephones in the Metropolitan area.

Mr. Burke

Any improvement in the service given by the telephone exchanges referred to by the hon. Member depends on the recruitment of an increased number of operators, and I would refer him to the answer which I gave to the Question asked by the hon. and gallant Member for Kingston-on-Thames (Major Boyd-Carpenter) on 11th October