§ 68. Mr. D. E. Thomas
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if she is satisfied with the operation of the National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Acts and the Pneumoconiosis, Byssinosis and Miscellaneous Diseases Benefit Scheme in respect of pneumoconiosis victims in industries apart from coal mining.
§ Mr. O'Malley
Yes. The benefits for pneumoconiosis under these provisions are the same irrespective of the occupation in which the disease was contracted.