Telegraph Service, Manchester.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office. – in the House of Commons on 18th December 1928.

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Photo of Dr Thomas Watts Dr Thomas Watts , Manchester, Withington

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asked the Postmaster-General if his attention has been called to the delays in the transmission of telegrams from Manchester to other cities owing to the fact that they are not sent direct, but that, for example, a telegram from Manchester to Glasgow is sent through London; and, having regard to the loss and inconvenience, particularly in the case of stock exchange messages, will he take steps to have the whole system reorganised?