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Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Service – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 18th December 1957.

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Photo of Mr William Ross Mr William Ross , Kilmarnock 12:00 am, 18th December 1957

asked the Postmaster-General how many telephone subscribers in Scotland have given up their telephones since the last charges and rental increases were announced; and how many of these were in respect of business premises.

Photo of Mr Ernest Marples Mr Ernest Marples , Wallasey

The figures are 13,567 and 1,651 respectively. Not all of these are attributed to the increased charges since over a similar period prior to the announcement on 18th July the corresponding figures were 5,740 and 1,640. Since that date over 12,000 new telephones have been installed in Scotland.