HC Deb 30 January 1959 vol 598 c162W
Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation if he will inquire into the circumstances of the loss and damage caused recently to the Aberdeen trawler "Viking Honour", and to members of her crew; and what provision he intends to make for the injured men and their families.

Mr. Watkinson

A preliminary inquiry has been held under the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894. I do not propose to order a formal investigation.

Provision for the injured men and their families is a matter for the National Insurance authorities in accordance with the National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Scheme, and I understand that they are dealing with the matter.

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