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Coal Industry (Accidents)

Volume 115: debated on Friday 1 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy, pursuant to his answer of 6 April, Official Report, column 6, if he will take steps to produce details of all fatal accidents which have occurred in the coal industry for the year 1986–87, broken down according to coalfield areas, as soon as possible.

[pursuant to his reply, 10 April 1987, c. 447–48]: Details of fatal accidents in the coal industry for 1986–87 are as follows:

AreaNumbers
Scottish1
North Yorkshire4
North Derbyshire1
South Midlands0
Western0
North East0
South Yorkshire4
Nottinghamshire2
Kent0
South Wales3

Source: British Coal Corporation.