HC Deb 05 May 1971 vol 816 c396W
Mr. Sillars

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many factory inspectors are employed per 1,000 employees in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Dudley Smith

The estimated number of persons in Great Britain covered by legislation administered by H.M. Factory Inspectorate is 11½ million. There were 708 inspectors in post on 3rd May, 1971.