HC Deb 08 March 1966 vol 725 cc491-2W
Mr. Delargy

asked the Minister of Health how many persons were drowned in disused sand and gravel pits in 1965; and how many of them were under 15 years of age.

Mr. K. Robinson

Three persons, all under 15 years of age, died in England and Wales in 1965 as a result of accidental drowning in mines and quarries. At least two of these deaths occurred in disused pits or quarries.