HC Deb 03 December 1958 vol 596 cc144-5W
95. Sir L. Ropner

asked the Postmaster-General how many applications for telephones were outstanding in the West Riding of Yorkshire at the latest convenient date; how many were outstanding a year ago; and how many applications were made more than two years ago.

Mr. K. Thompson

At 30th September, 3,390 applications were outstanding and in addition 3,660 were under enquiry or in course of being met. The figures a year ago were 5,953 and 3,971 respectively. Of the applications at present outstanding, 917 were made more than two years ago. In the twelve months nearly 17,000 telephones were installed.