HC Deb 15 November 1982 vol 32 c37W
Mr. Chapman

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what were the standing charges per year for telephone services to domestic properties five years ago; and what they are today.

Mr. Butcher

The annual rentals for a residential telephone line—exclusive of VAT—five years ago and currently are as follows:

Exclusive service Shared service
£ £
November 1977 33.00 29.00
November 1982 54.00 50.00

The November 1977 prices were set in May 1975 and the November 1982 prices will remain unchanged until at least April 1983.