West Linton, Peeblesshire (Telephone).

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office. – in the House of Commons on 4th July 1922.

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Photo of Mr Donald Maclean Mr Donald Maclean , Peebles and Southern


asked the Postmaster-General whether he is now in a position to accede to the request made to him to provide a public telephone box at West Linton, Peeblesshire; and, if so, when this facility will be available for the use of the public?

Photo of Mr Herbert Pease Mr Herbert Pease , Darlington

A canvas is being made for subscribers to a new Exchange at West Linton. If, as is expected, the requisite support be obtained, a public call office will be provided at the same time as the Exchange.

Photo of Colonel Sir Joseph Nall Colonel Sir Joseph Nall , Manchester Hulme

Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether the revenue to be derived from this new installation will justify the expenditure?

Photo of Mr Herbert Pease Mr Herbert Pease , Darlington

The expenditure is quite as much justified as in any other items of expenditure of the Post Office in regard to telephones which are not remunerative.