HC Deb 11 July 1974 vol 876 c561W
Mr. Normanton

asked the Secretary of State for Industry how telephone charges made by the Post Office in Great Britain

United Kingdom EEC (Ranges) Canada
Connection charge Up to £40 £7.25–£71.61 £5.54–£9.07
Rental for an exclusive line £22–£26 £11.60–£40.18 £19.35–£102.40 (includes some calls)
Call charges (dialled):
Local calls 1p for 3 minutes to 12 minutes mostly untimed 1½–4p Included in rentals
Trunk calls 2p–23p for 3 minutes 3p–50p for 3 minutes 10p–82p for 3 minutes

Note: It should be noted that local call area sizes vary enormously; for example in some countries local calls cover "own exchange area" only.