§ Mr. Ernie Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what information he has on the number of deaths and serious accidents sustained on youth training scheme propects in Dundee and Tayside to date.
§ Mr. Allan Stewart
For the period 1 April 1983 to 30 September 1984 there were no deaths and one major injury, which was sustained in Dundee.Note: MSC accident figures for YTS are compiled on a similar basis to those prepared by the Health and Safety Executive on employed persons. Major injuries are classified according to the severity criteria laid down in the Notification of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1980.