HC Deb 14 April 1972 vol 834 c239W
Mr. Laurance Reed

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many inspectors he employs to enforce safety-at-work legislation; and how many of these operate within the Bolton travel-to-work area.

Mr. Dudley Smith

There were 712 factory inspectors in post on 1st April. Four of these are at the Bolton district office which covers the Bolton travel-to-work area, and also adjacent localities including Bury and Radcliffe. They are supported as necessary by the specialist inspectors from headquarters in London and the North-Western divisional office in Manchester.

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