HC Deb 24 March 1998 vol 309 c115W
Mr. Wigley

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many asbestos-related deaths there were in Wales in 1997; and what was the corresponding figure for the previous year. [34876]

Mr. Win Griffiths

The latest available information from the Office for National Statistics for the number of registered deaths from asbestos-related illnesses of residents in Wales is 66 in 1997 (provisional) and 54 in 1996.

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