HC Deb 10 May 1923 vol 163 c2552

asked the Home Secretary the number of fatal accidents which have occurred to children under 12 years of age during each year since 1919 as a result of injuries due to motor traffic?

The SECRETARY of STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT (Mr. Bridgeman)

The returns of street accidents caused by vehicles furnished to the Home Office by police authorities do not give the ages of persons killed or injured. In the Annual Reports of the Registrar-General the numbers of children under 10 years of age whose deaths were due to mechanically-propelled vehicles other than on railways are stated to be as follow:

1919 470
1920 538
1921 530