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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Mesothelioma

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Mesothelioma on 30th March 1987.


Mr. Dobson Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give the number of awards of industrial death benefit for mesothelioma in 1984 and 1985; and when he expects the 1986 figures to be available.

Mr. Major The following table shows the numbers of awards of industrial death benefit for mesothelioma in 1984, 1985 and 1986:


Year | Number of awards

1984 | 139

1985 | 196

1986 | 247