HC Deb 19 November 2001 vol 375 c148W
Dr. Gibson

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many applicants have successfully claimed industrial injury disablement benefit for prescribed disease for primary neoplasms of the epithetical lining of the urinary tract in each year since 1996; and how many of those(a) successful and (b) unsuccessful applicants were employed in the printing and related industries. [8624]

Malcolm Wicks

The information is not available in the format requested. Such information as is available is in the table:

Primary neoplasm (including papilloma, carcinoma-in-situ and invasive carcinoma) of the epithelial lining of the urinary tract (renal pelvis, ureter, bladder and urethra)
Year Successful new applications for Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
1996–97 22
1997–98 34
1998–99 29
1999–2000 26
2000–01 30


1. Figures are based on a 100 per cent. count and relate to assessments of disability over 14 per cent.

2. No information is collected on the number of unsuccessful claims.

3. As there have been fewer than five successful applications in each year by those employed in the printing and related industries, actual figures cannot be disclosed to protect the confidentiality of individuals.