HC Deb 06 November 1962 vol 666 c48W
60. Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the Postmaster-General if he is aware that inconvenience is caused to the business and travelling public by 3d. being required in some public call boxes and 4d. in others; and when he expects all public call boxes to be identical in this respect.

Miss Pike

My right hon. Friend regrets the inconvenience due to the replacement of the old coinbox by the new pay-on-answer type. The new box is associated with Subscriber Trunk Dialling, and I am afraid, therefore, that the two types of box will have to remain in use for several years.

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