HC Deb 16 January 1940 vol 356 c4
43. Mr. J. Griffiths

asked the Postmaster-General, as representing the Lord President of the Council, whether he can indicate what progress has been made with the investigation by the Medical Research Council into the problem of silicosis among anthracite, and other miners; and whether he can indicate when he expects a report of the findings of the investigation?

The Assistant Postmaster-General (Captain Waterhouse)

The investigation into industrial pulmonary disease among workers in the South Wales coalfield has suffered some slight delay as a result of the war, but it is nevertheless hoped that sufficient evidence will be available for an interim report in the early summer.