HC Deb 03 August 1965 vol 717 c298W
85. Mr. Oakes

asked the Postmaster-General what percentage increases have occurred in the rental of telephones and the charges for trunk and local calls since 1952.

Mr. Benn

Since 1952, rentals and connection charges have increased overall by 149 per cent; local call charges have increased 43 per cent. and trunk call charges have decreased by 1 per cent.