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Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office. – in the House of Commons am ar 31 Gorffennaf 1935.

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Photo of Mr Edward Ruggles-Brise Mr Edward Ruggles-Brise , Maldon

asked the the Postmaster-General whether any increase in the telephone staff has taken place since the introduction of the lower telephone charges last October?

Photo of Mr George Tryon Mr George Tryon , Brighton

The number of staff employed in the Post Office in connection with the telephone service has increased by 4,107 since the new telephone rates were introduced on 1st October, 1934.

Photo of Mr Edward Ruggles-Brise Mr Edward Ruggles-Brise , Maldon

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asked the Postmaster-General whether the number of Post Office employés on 1st July, 1935, and the corresponding number on 1st July last year, and what increases there have been in the numbers of men and women employed, respectively?

Photo of Mr George Tryon Mr George Tryon , Brighton

The total number of persons employed in the Post Office on 1st July of this year was 239,302, compared with 230,801 at the corresponding date last year. These numbers show increases in 12 months of 6,586 men and 1,915 women employed by the Department.

Photo of Mr George Griffiths Mr George Griffiths , Hemsworth

Is not this a rattling good example of what State ownership can do?