§ Mr. S. O. Davies
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power how many applications made by South Wales coalminers under the Pneumoconiosis Compensation and Benefit Schemes, respectively, of the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1943, have been dealt with since the com- 1263W mencing date, 1st July, 1943, and how many have been successful and how many refused; and will he also give, separately, the figures of such cases for the anthracite and non-anthracite mines in South Wales.
§ Mr. Peake
I have been asked to reply. The folloWinģ table gives the number of
Scheme. No. of applications dealt with. No. of Certificates. Granted. Refused or postponed. Total. Anthracite Mines. Non-Anthracite Mines. Total. Anthracite Mines. Non-Anthracite Mines. Total. Anthracite Mines. Non-Anthracite Mines. Coal Mining Industry (Pneumoconiosis) Compensation Scheme. 1,100 629 471 658 363 295 442 266 176 Pneumoconiosis (Benefit) Scheme. 52 6 46 35 3 32 17 3 14