Accident Case, Askern, Doncaster.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons on 27th July 1927.

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Photo of Mr Thomas Williams Mr Thomas Williams , Don Valley

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asked the secretary of State for the Home Department whether his attention has been called to the case of F. Hughes, Mount Pleasant, Askern, near Doncaster, who met with an accident at the local colliery on 16th March, 1927, which caused temporary incapacity and necessitated an operation; that he presented himself before the compensation doctor for the purpose of undergoing the operation, but was informed that no bed was available or would be for several months; that full compensation was paid for four weeks and