§ Mr. Lubbock
asked the Postmaster-General how many applicants in the Orpington, Farnborough and Biggin Hill telephone exchange areas, respectively, are waiting for telephones; and what is the average waiting period in each case.
§ Mr. Joseph Slater
The figures at 31st March were:
Exchange Number of waiting applicants Average waiting period Orpington … 128 About one month Farnborough … Nil Nil Biggin Hill … 2 3½ months