HC Deb 08 May 1968 vol 764 c97W
Mr. Clark Hutchison

asked the Postmaster-General how many households in Edinburgh are awaiting telephone connection.

Mr. Joseph Slater

In the area served by the Edinburgh automatic system, 865 applications for residential telephones were on hand at 31st March, 1968. 784 were under inquiry or in course of being met. 81 were on the waiting list, and, of these, 61 should be connected by the end of the year.