§ SIR JAMES FERGUSSON (Manchester, N. E.)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he can state the total number of persons injured in accidents in coal mines in the year 1894, which are reported to the Home Office under the 30th Section of the Mines Regulation Act, the statistics furnished to Parliament only giving the number of deaths caused thereby?
§ MR. ASQUITH
The total number of persons injured by accidents in coal mines during the year 1894, as reported under Section 35 of the Coal Mines Regulation Act, 1887, was 4,061. In future this information will be published in the summary of statistics of mines and minerals.