§ 19. Mr. LUNN (for Mr. FREDERICK HALL)
asked the Secretary for Mines whether he can give the death rate among miners from all causes arising out of their employment, such as accidents and scheduled diseases under the Compensation Act; and whether he can give such figures for the various mining areas separately?
§ Following are the figures:
|District.||Death-rate from accidents per 1,000 persons employed.|
|Lancashire, Cheshire and North Wales||1.04|
|Derby, Nottingham and Leicester||0.83|
|Stafford, Salop, Worcester and Warwick||0.84|
|South Wales and Mon-mouth||1.25|
|Other English districts||1.14|
§ * Including 38 deaths caused by an irruption of water at Montagu Colliery.