They are five times more likely than average to develop mesothelioma, the disease most closely linked to inhalation of this deadly substance.
Our series continues with a look at another key region, which offers a decent clutch of targets to either Labour or the Conservatives on a good night.
Amidst the gathering leadership election debate, there is a lack of focus on who such voters are and where they live.
In the aftermath of the election, we revisit our regional profiles to see how the parties fared compared to expectations.
Immigration control, more jobs, new homes – and the “big, open and comprehensive offer” that this Government can make to voters in its first hundred days.
It’s very tight indeed in these constituencies, but Ed Miliband’s party has the edge in these local campaigns on the basis of this evidence.
In the first of our series looking at May’s electoral battlegrounds, we explore the fierce fights which are taking place across the North West.
Some figures, courtesy of Ian Warren of Election Data.