HC Deb 05 April 1927 vol 204 c1861

asked the Secretary for Mines whether there are any funds still in existence which were raised for the relief of miners and dependants involved in mining disasters previous to those which recently occurred at Ebbw Vale and Bilsthorpe; if so, can be give particulars of the present state of these funds and whether any disbursements are still being made from them; and will he consider making any balance available for the relief of distress caused by recent disasters?

Colonel LANE FOX

The latest information in my possession about Colliery Accident Funds is contained in a Parliamentary Paper issued on the 30th July, 1925, a copy of which I am sending to the hon. Member. I have no power to act as suggested in the last part of the question.