HC Deb 08 April 1968 vol 762 cc177-8W
Mr. Hazell

asked the Minister of Labour how many agricultural workers received payments under the Redundancy Payments Act for the year ended 31st December, 1967; and what was the total amount of such redundancy payments made to agricultural workers during the year ended 31st December, 1967.

inspectorate, by the Medical and Chemical Branches, through various advisory booklets and reports, etc., including the Chief Inspector's Annual Report.

It is not possible to assess how many days of industrial sickness have been saved by the work of the Industrial Hygiene Division or the Factory Inspectorate. The total number of days lost annually is about one million; the number quoted by my hon. Friend includes industrial injuries. I am satisfied that the Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Service is making a useful contribution to industrial health.