HC Deb 17 October 1968 vol 770 c158W
Mr. Carter-Jones

asked the Postmaster-General, if he will establish an interdepartmental study group to consider ways and means of providing a low cost telephone rental service for the chronic sick, infirm and aged who live alone; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Joseph Slater

Research into the communications needs of the people my hon. Friend mentions is already in progress at Essex University. The Research Fellowship, endowed by the Post Office, was established in January, 1968. A full report will be available in 1970.

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