HC Deb 11 December 1950 vol 482 c123W
131. Mr. Birch

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer for what purpose the Central Office of Information film, "How to make a Telephone Call," was made; and what was the cost.

Mr. Jay

The film "How to Use the Telephone" was made for use in staff training courses in Government Departments, to impress on members of the Civil Service the improvement which the efficient handling of the telephone is likely to achieve in their conduct of business and in their relations with members of the public. It cost approximately £6,000.

132. Mr. Birch

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the cost of the Central Office of Information film, "Four Men in Prison."

Mr. de Freitas

This film was commissioned by the Home Office at a cost of £16,000.