HC Deb 18 December 1963 vol 686 c205W
3. Sir B. Janner

asked the Postmaster-General whether he is aware of the long delay in installing telephones in Leicester; what is the cause of this delay, and the delay in the installation of new telephones in the Newport, Salop, Exchange.

Mr. Mawby

I am sorry that 58 applications for telephones in Leicester and 58 in Newport are at present held up because of shortage of plant. Additional cables, and exchange equipment, are being provided.

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