§ 62. Colonel Ropner
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what has been the number of accidents in the coalmines of the country in 1938 and 1939, in each complete year during the war and since 1st January, 1944.
Major Lloyd George
As the answer involves a number of figures, I will, with my hon. and gallant Friend's permission, circulate it with the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the information:
|Number of persons Killed and injured (disabled for more Man three days) by accidents in and about mines under the Coal Mines Act in Great Britain during the years 1938 to 1944|
|Year.||Number killed.||Number injured.|
|1944 (1st January to 14th October).*||492||Not yet available.|
|* The number of persons killed in the corresponding period of 1943 was 568.|