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Accidents To Railwaymen

Volume 414: debated on Monday 22 October 1945

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asked the Minister of War Transport whether he will state the number of accidents, fatal and otherwise, separately, to railwaymen employed by all railway companies in Great Britain, together with their respective grades, for each year from 1938 to 1944 and for the first nine months of 1945.

The information sought will take some to collect, but I shall let my hon. Friend have it as soon as practicable.

Is it not possible on suitable occasions for instructions to be given in writing, and would not this lead to a reduction in the number of accidents?

I should like to ask my hon. and gallant Friend to put that question down.