Saffron Walden

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Services – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th July 1968.

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Photo of Sir Peter Kirk Sir Peter Kirk , Saffron Walden 12:00 am, 25th July 1968

asked the Postmaster-General why a mobile telephone exchange cannot be delivered until the end of the year at Saffron Walden, in view of the estimates originally given and the large number of applicants awaiting telephone installation.

Photo of Mr Joseph Slater Mr Joseph Slater , Sedgefield

I am pleased to say that a mobile exchange has now been made available for Saffron Walden and most people who are waiting will be given service by the late summer.

Photo of Sir Peter Kirk Sir Peter Kirk , Saffron Walden

I am most grateful to the Minister. May I assure him that it is about time, too.