HC Deb 03 July 1981 vol 7 c508W
Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many pensioners have had telephones installed via their local authority in the last 12 months.

Sir George Young

For the year ending 31 March 1980, the latest period for which information is available, local authorities in England gave assistance with the installation of telephones for those aged 65 and over in some 10,800 cases.