HC Deb 01 December 1932 vol 272 cc1000-1W

asked the Home Secretary how many cases of manganese poisoning have occurred in Gloucestershire during the last 12 months, and whether any steps have been taken to prevent this occurring?


My right hon. Friend is not aware of the occurrence of any such case in the period mentioned. The con- ditions at the Gloucestershire works which my hon. Friend no doubt has in mind have been the subject of close attention from the Factory Department, and I understand that new plant is to be installed within the next month or two as a result of which it is anticipated that the conditions as regards dust should be much improved.

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