Pneumoconiosis: Compensation

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 6th March 2020.

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Photo of Lord Wigley Lord Wigley Plaid Cymru

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many payments under the Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) Act 1979 were made during each of the last three years in response to applications relating to persons who had been employed in the slate quarrying industry; and what was the total payment to this group in each of those years.

Photo of Baroness Stedman-Scott Baroness Stedman-Scott The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The information requested is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.

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