HC Deb 18 February 1954 vol 523 c233W
77. Mr. West

asked the Minister of Health what steps he is taking to satisfy himself that there is no relationship between pneumoconiosis and cancer of the lung.

Mr. Iain Macleod

I am advised that there is no evidence of any such relationship.

Mr. G. Williams

asked the Minister of Health if he will give statistics showing the percentage of deaths from cancer of the lung amongst non-smokers, medium smokers and heavy smokers.

Mr. Iain Macleod

Such statistics are not available.