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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 under the Industrial Injuries Act as suffering from tuberculosis, since the disease was prescribed and the number of applications that have succeeded, to the nearest convenient date.

Up to the end of last month some 4,150 claims were received from persons who appeared prima facie to be covered by the regulations, and of these about 3,500 were successful.