Oral Answers to Questions — Local Authorities (Scrap Metal Dumps).

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 15th July 1942.

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Mr. Smith:

The corresponding figures for last year show that 481 were killed and the number seriously injured was 1,469. With regard to accidents from falls of ground at the coal face, the figure for last year was 243 and this year it is 185. Unfortunately, there has been an increase in deaths from explosions as compared with last year.