§ Mr. BARKER
asked the Secretary for Mines the number of fatal accidents in mines under his Department during the year 1922, the number of deaths arising from these accidents, and the number of serious cases of injury; and the number due to falls of roof and sides, to explosions due to gas, to shot firing, to haulage, and to accidents in shafts?
§ Lieut.-Colonel LANE-FOX:
The number of fatal accidents in all mines during the year 1922 was 1,029, the number of deaths arising from these accidents was 1,109, and the number of cases of serious injury was 4,805. The number of persons killed and injured in accidents attributable to the causes specified by the hon. Member were as follows, so far as my present information goes: