HC Deb 18 July 2001 vol 372 c268W
Paddy Tipping

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what have been the total payments from public funds to date to legal advisers of claimants in respect of(a) chronic bronchitis and emphysema and (b) vibration white finger; and what estimate she has made of the likely total final costs. [3664]

Mr. Wilson

[holding answer 17 July 2001]: I refer my hon. Friend to the reply I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Easington (Mr. Cummings) on 16 July 2001, Official Report, column 33W.