HC Deb 14 April 1964 vol 693 c55W
Mr. Mason

asked the Postmaster-General if he will give an assurance that the clearing of the telephone waiting list by 1966 will not be achieved by short-term expedients and that adequate provision will be made in the laying of cable for long-term development.

Mr. Bevins

The plans described in my recent White Paper onThe Inland Telephone Service in an Expanding Economy (Cmnd. 2211) are intended to make adequate long-term provision, as well as to clear the waiting list by March, 1966.

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