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Pneumoconiosis

Volume 529: debated on Monday 5 July 1954

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asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance the number of applications for certification for pneumoconiosis in the Nottinghamshire coalfield for the years 1951, 1952 and 1953; and the number certified for 1951, 1952 and 1953, respectively.

The pneumoconiosis medical panel dealt with 44 such applications under the National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Acts in 1951, 58 in 1952, and 72 in 1953; the numbers certified in those years were 21, 19 and 25, respectively.

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance (1) how many persons resident in Staffordshire and believed to be suffering from pneumoconiosis have appeared before the board in each year since 1951; and haw many were diagnosed, and how many

CASES DEALT WITH BY THE STOKE-ON-TRENT PNEUMOCONIOSIS MEDICAL PANEL
Preliminary X-ray examinationsFirst examinations (clinical)
TotalDiagnosedNot diagnosed
1951791735544191
1952913771575196
19531,6371,3151,147168