§ 25. Mr. D. GRENFELL
asked the Secretary for Mines whether the Returns of serious and fatal accidents since the general resumption of work in December are available for the first two months?
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE-LISTER
From the beginning of December, 1926, to the end of January, 1927, 173 persons were killed and 793 seriously injured at mines under the Coal Mines Acts.
§ Mr. LUNN
Is the right hon. Gentleman able to state the increase in accidents in coal mines as a result of the passing of the Eight Hours Act?