§ 12. Mr. Pounder
asked the Postmaster-General what is the proportion of telephone subscribers in Northern Ireland who were on the subscriber trunk dialling system in 1965; and what additional proportion he estimates will come on to this system in 1966, 1967, and 1968, respectively.
§ Mr. Joseph Slater
64 per cent. of the telephone subscribers in Northern Ireland had the S.T.D. facility in 1965.
I estimate that the additional proportion to have S.T.D. during the next three years will he:—
Per cent. 1966 7 1967 10 1968 4