HC Deb 11 August 1913 vol 56 cc2066-7W

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he can state, for the last year for which statistics are available, the number of men and of boys killed and the number injured by accidents in the coal mines of Great Britain and in those of the county of Staffordshire?


The following are the figures for mines under the Coal Mines Act for the year 1912—

Killed. Injured (Accidents Disabling for more than Seven Days).
Men. Boys (under 16) Men. Boys (under 16)
Uinted Kingdom 1,204 71 140,185 10,285
Saffordshire 77 5 6,924 362