HC Deb 19 June 1979 vol 968 c521W
Mr. Cunliffe

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people are currently in receipt of disablement benefit for byssinosis.

Mr. Prentice

On 30 September 1977, the latest date for which information is available, 3,140 people were in receipt of industrial disablement pension for byssinosis.