HC Deb 31 May 1945 vol 411 c402W
Mr. Cocks

asked the Minister of National Insurance how many cases of presumed pneumoconiosis and silicosis have been submitted to the medical board at Sheffield in each of the last five years; and in how many cases was a certificate granted.

Mr. Peat

The number of applications for certificates dealt with by the Sheffield Panel of the Silicosis Medical Board under all the Compensation Schemes for Pneumoconiosis (including Silicosis and Asbestosis) is as follows:

Year Applications dealt with Certificates granted
1940 73 39
1941 73 33
1942 74 19
1943 159 51
1944 298 112