HC Deb 23 November 1950 vol 481 cc86-7W
Mr. Bell

asked the Postmaster-General how many people on 31st October, 1949, and on 31st October, 1950, or on some convenient dates near thereto were waiting for telephones to be installed in Great Britain, and in the Oxford telephone area, respectively.

Mr. Ness Edwards

The particulars desired are as follow:

At 30th Sept., 1949. At 30th Sept., 1950.
In the whole country 552,415 543,326
In the Oxford telephone area 6,040 5,924