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Pneumoconiosis

Volume 530: debated on Monday 12 July 1954

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asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance when he expects to present to Parliament a scheme of benefit under the Industrial Diseases (Benefit) Act, 1954, for men partially disabled by pneumoconiosis.

Detailed proposals have been worked out and sent to interested organisations for comment. I cannot yet say when it will be possible to seek Parliamentary approval.