HC Deb 14 December 1983 vol 50 c477W
34. Mr. Fox

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what measures will be introduced to protect the public call box services after British Telecom is privatised.

Mr. Butcher

Public call box services will continue to be provided after British Telecom is privatised. Under the Telecommunications Bill the Secretary of State and the new Director General of Telecommunications will be under a duty to exercise their licencing and other functions to secure that public call box services are provided throughout the United Kingdom. The draft of the Licence