§ Mr. Leslie Huckfield
asked the Postmaster-General, (1) what is the average length of time which a customer is required to wait for a telephone connection in Nuneaton and Bedworth;
(2) what is the waiting list for telephone connections in Nuneaton and Bed-worth at the present time;
(3) what was the number of applicants waiting for telephone connections in Nuneaton and Bedworth on the first day of each month of 1968.
§ Mr. Joseph Slater
The figures are as follows:
Nuneaton Bedworth Average waiting period 6 months 5 months Waiting list at 1st January, 1969 368 95 Waiting list 1968— 1st January 586 110 1st February 657 164 1st March 726 167 1st April 782 180 1st May 697 150 1st June 314 131 1st July 243 123 1st August 275 108 1st September 323 102 1st October 364 115 1st November 282 114 1st December 338 115
At Nuneaton we expect to give service to 200 people in April and to the remainder by about the end of the year when additional exchange equipment is scheduled for completion.
At Bedworth all should be served in June excepting 19 people on new housing estates where provision of cable is dependent upon building development.