Explosion, Burton-on-Trent (Compensation)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Forge – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th February 1945.

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Photo of Sir Archibald Sinclair Sir Archibald Sinclair , Caithness and Sutherland 12:00 am, 7th February 1945

Compensation will be paid on the basis of the awards which those concerned might reasonably expect in a successful action for damages under the Fatal Accidents Act, the Law Reform Act, or at common law. Claimants have been invited to seek legal representation, either through their solicitors or through trade union machinery. All reasonable legal costs will be paid, in addition to settlements for compensation.