asked the Secretary for Mines whether he can state the number of boys up to 18 years who were fatally injured in the coal mines of South Wales and Monmouthshire in 1936 and for the six months of 1937; and similar information in respect of boys who were non-fatally injured?
§ Captain Crookshank
During 1936 there were 10 fatal and 2,776 non-fatal accidents to boys under 18 years of age in South Wales and Monmouthshire. The corresponding figure for fatal accidents in the first half of 1937 was five. The non-fatal figure is not yet available.