HC Deb 23 January 1974 vol 867 c295W
Mrs. MacDonald

asked the Minister for Energy how many accidents have been recorded in the Scottish sector of the North Sea in each year since oil exploration started in respect of the oil exploration industry ; and how many of these have been fatal.

Mr. David Howell

Deaths and injuries, excluding minor injuries, arising from accidents in that part of the United Kingdom designated area of the North Sea lying to the east of Scotland were as follows:

Year Deaths Injuries (excluding minor injuries)
1967 1
1968 5
1969 1 4
1970 5
1971 1 5
1972 1 6
1973 3 12

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