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Poor can't phone home

Issue No. 1712

Poor can't phone home

BT, which made a profit of �2.9 billion last year, has announced that the minimum price of a call from a phone box is to double to 20 pence. The charity Age Concern says that almost one in ten pensioners do not have their own phone.


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Sat 2 Sep 2000, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1712
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