HC Deb 14 January 2004 vol 416 cc779-80W
Mr. Clapham

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the total amount of full and final settlements and interim payments paid to former miners and their families to date is in South Yorkshire. [147405]

Nigel Griffiths

To date £127 million has been paid in respect of respiratory disease and £163 million in respect vibration white finger to claimants in South Yorkshire.