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Coalmines (Fatalities)

Volume 415: debated on Friday 2 November 1945

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power how many fatal accidents occurred in the coalmines of Great Britain in the months of January to September, 1945, respectively.

The number of fatal accidents at mines under the Coal Mines Act in January-September, 1945, was as follows:

No. of deaths
4 weeks ended 27th January40
4 weeks ended 24th February56
5 weeks ended 31st March51
4 weeks ended 28th April41
4 weeks ended 26th May38
5 weeks ended 30th June58
4 weeks ended 28th July46
4 weeks ended 25th August25
5 weeks ended 29th September56