HC Deb 07 May 1928 vol 217 c48W

asked the Secretary for Mines the number of fatal accidents and non-fatal, accidents that occurred in the mines of Great Britain during the year 1927, and the average number of men and boys engaged during the same period?

Commodore KING

During the year 1927, there were 1,028 fatal and 172,883 non-fatal accidents at mines under the Coal Mines Act, resulting in 1,128 deaths and disablement for more than three days to 173,449 persons. The average number of persons employed was 1,037,400.