HC Deb 05 March 1946 vol 420 cc159-60
16. Mr. Beechman

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he is taking steps to assist research into protective measures against silicosis in tin mining.

Mr. Shinwell

I have arranged to co-operate in an investigation recently started in Cornwall by the Medical Research Council. This investigation, so I am informed, will include X-ray examinations of men employed in tin mining and tests to determine the preventive and curative effects of inhaling aluminium powder.

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