§ 113. Mr. Assheton
asked the Postmaster-General how many applications for telephones were outstanding in the Blackburn area on 1st January, 1949, and 1st January, 1950; how many installations were made during 1949; and how many applications still outstanding were first made more than 12 months ago.
§ Mr. Ness Edwards
Nine hundred and thirty-one applications were outstanding in the Blackburn Exchange area in January, 1949. In January, 1950, there were 1,113, including 917 on hand for more than a year; 271 installations were made during 1949.