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Sports Fatalities

Volume 264: debated on Monday 23 October 1995

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To ask the Secretary of State for National Heritage how many fatalities there have been in the United Kingdom over the last five years in (a) boxing, (b) mountaineering, (c) skiing, (d) motor racing and (e) horse-riding. [38047]

No figures are held for Scotland or Northern Ireland. The most recent figures available are for the years 1986 to 1991.

  • England and Wales
  • Fatalities in:
  • (a) boxing: 3
  • (b) mountaineering: 59
  • (c) skiing: 0
  • (d) motorsports: 72
  • (e) horseriding: 26