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Miners' Lung Diseases

Volume 319: debated on Tuesday 2 February 1937

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asked the Secretary for Mines whether he can state the number of coroners' inquests attended by representatives of his Department in the Swansea division in the year ended 31st December, 1936, at which verdicts of death caused or accelerated by silicosis or anthrocosis, or other lung disease, due to occupation were recorded by the coroner?

The inquiries into these cases which are made by His Majesty's Inspectors no longer include attendance at the inquests, and no such inquests were attended during 1936.