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Industrial Diseases

Volume 496: debated on Thursday 16 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many legal actions have been initiated against his Department in respect of claims for (a) vibration white finger and (b) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in each of the last two years. (286845)

There have been 20 vibration white finger and three chronic obstructive pulmonary disease claims litigated against the Department in the last two years.