Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Service – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th January 1951.
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asked the Postmaster-General when an automatically-controlled register of charges will be available at subscribers' premises in connection with telephone calls, such as has been in operation in Switzerland for many years.
Extensive development work is necessary in this country before such registers could be operative.
Would the Postmaster-General consider installing some of these automatic registers on an experimental basis in different parts of the country?
This equipment would have to be specially designed, and that is why I say that extensive development work would be necessary.
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