§ Mr. O'Malley
asked the Postmaster-General why the application for the installation of a public telephone kiosk at Broom Riddings, Rotherham, made by councillors of Rotherham County Borough, has been refused; if he is aware of the isolation of this part of the county borough; and if he will cause the application to be reconsidered.
§ Mr. Bevins
The application was refused because there is already a kiosk within reasonable walking distance and the takings to be expected from another one at Broom Riddings would not justify its cost. Should the circumstances change, e.g. should there be further building development in the Broom Riddings area, I shall be glad to reconsider the position.