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Asbestos victim: 'We just washed it off'

AMs will debate a bill in the Senedd on Wednesday designed to recover the cost of NHS treatment for people suffering with asbestos-related illnesses.

It is being presented by the Labour AM for Pontypridd, Mick Antoniw, who as a solicitor used to represent asbestos victims.

The bill would allow the Welsh government to reclaim costs from employers and insurers where liability has been established.

Ron Wyde, 72, and lives in Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan. He worked all over south Wales and Europe as a builder.

Asbestos medical bills law bid

  • 05 Dec 2012
  • From the section Wales