HC Deb 24 July 1967 vol 751 cc2-3W
Mr. Tudor Watkins

asked the Minister of Social Security what is the result to date of the work of the Central Pneumoconiosis Medical Panel, the setting up of which was announced on 2nd December, 1966.

Mr. Loughlin

The Central Pneumoconiosis Medical Panel has held twenty-two boarding sessions since boarding started on 11th January 1967. 108 men have been examined and 11 cases of pneumoconiosis have been diagnosed.