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Industrial Diseases (Artificial Silk Industry)

Volume 236: debated on Monday 10 March 1930

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asked the Home Secretary whether consideration has been given to placing under the Workmen's Compensation Act certain of the operations in the artificial silk industry as coming under the industrial diseases section?

I am afraid I cannot add anything to the previous answers which have been given on this subject. The conditions in this industry have continued to be closely watched by my Department, but no new facts have come to light to indicate that any amendment or extension of the Schedule of Industrial Diseases under the Workmen's Compensation Act is needed.