§ MR. D. CRAWFORD (Lanark, N.E.)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department a Question, of which I have given him private Notice, Whether his attention has been called to the coal pit accident at Motherwell, by which three men were killed and others injured; and whether he would cause an immediate inspection to be made as to the cause of the accident?
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE (Mr. MATTHEWS) (Birmingham, E.)
I only know of this accident from what I have seen in the newspapers. I have not yet received any official information; but I have telegraphed to the Inspector to at once inspect the colliery, and to make an immediate Report.