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Mesothelioma

Volume 982: debated on Wednesday 2 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services in how many cases in Scotland in each year since 1973 industrial injuries awards were made to sufferers from mesothelioma.

The number of awards of industrial injuries disablement benefit for mesothelioma made to people in Scotland is as follows:

19732
19743
19753
19767
19773
19782
19791
In addition, an unknown number of awards has been made in which, for medical reasons, the diagnosis was recorded as pneumoconiosis (asbestosis).