§ Mr. Skeffington
asked the Postmaster-General how many persons are awaiting telephone installations in the urban district of Hayes and Harlington now as compared with twelve months ago.
§ Mr. Bevins
During the last twelve months the situation has improved, the corresponding figures being: in September, 1960, 290 applications on the waiting list and 164 under inquiry or in course of being met, and on 30th September, 1961, 100 applications on the waiting list and 202 under inquiry or in course of being met. During this period nearly 1,000 new telephones were installed.