asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list, from available health service records and death certificate registrations, how many deaths occurred in Northern Ireland from the following diseases in each of the years between 1970 and 1984: (a) asbestosis, (b) mesothelioma of the pleura, (c) mesothelioma of the peritoneum and (d) respiratory tract cancers with proven asbestos exposure during life.
The available information is as follows:
|Year||Asbestosis (a)||Mesothelioma of the Pleura (b)||Mesothelioma of Peritoneum (c)|
Mesothelioma of the Pleura (b)
Mesothelioma of Peritoneum (c)
Information on the number of deaths from respiratory tract cancers with proven asbestos exposure during life is not available.