'Grave concerns' over phone switchover

By Dan Peters | 22 March 2024

UK mayors have expressed ‘grave concerns’ about the impact on vulnerable people of the planned phase out of the analogue phone system.

The mayors of Greater Manchester, Liverpool city region, South Yorkshire, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, North of Tyne and West of England called on the Government to ‘take responsibility at a national level’.

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