HC Deb 01 May 1987 vol 115 c249W
Mr. Patchett

asked the Secretary of State for Energy, pursuant to his answer of 6 April, Official Report, column 6, if he will take steps to produce details of all fatal accidents which have occurred in the coal industry for the year 1986–87, broken down according to coalfield areas, as soon as possible.

Mr. David Hunt

[pursuant to his reply, 10 April 1987, c. 447–48]: Details of fatal accidents in the coal industry for 1986–87 are as follows:

Area Numbers
Scottish 1
North Yorkshire 4
North Derbyshire 1
South Midlands 0
Western 0
North East 0
South Yorkshire 4
Nottinghamshire 2
Kent 0
South Wales 3

SourceBritish Coal Corporation.

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