§ Mr. Pounder
asked the Postmaster-General what is the ratio of shared domestic telephone lines to total domestic lines in Belfast at the latest convenient date, together with the comparative figures for each of the past five years; and what is the number of domestic subscribers in Belfast with shared lines at 80W the latest convenient date, together with the comparative figures for each of the last five years.
§ Mr. Joseph Slater
The figures are:
At 31st December Number of residence subscribers with shared lines Ratio of shared residence lines to total residence lines Per cent. 1960 6,806 34.9 1961 6,387 31.6 1962 5,981 28.0 1963 5,445 24.6 1964 5,021 21.4 1965 4,680 18.3