HC Deb 24 February 1976 vol 906 c176W
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.