asked the Minister of Labour when he will be able to make a statement on the figures of industrial accidents during 1961.
The total number of accidents reported to H.M. Factory Inspectorate during 1961 was 192,517 compared with 190,266 in 1960. More detailed figures will be published in the Ministry of Labour Gazette for April, 1962. The Report of H.M. Chief Inspector of Factories for 1961 will be published in September and will contain detailed analyses of the statistics.