HC Deb 11 July 1956 vol 556 c23W
12. Mr. Lewis

asked the Postmaster-General how many people residing in the County Borough of West Ham have had the telephone service installed during each of the last five years; and how many are still awaiting this service.

Dr. Hill

The numbers of telephones installed during each of the past five years are:

Year ending 30th June 1952 1,960
Year ending 30th June, 1953 1,137
Year ending 30th June, 1954 1,729
Year ending 30th June, 1955 1,808
Year ending 30th June, 1956 1,430
One thousand nine hundred and ninety-three applications are now outstanding.