HC Deb 15 December 1972 vol 848 cc236-7W
Mr. Dempsey

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT details showing the number of males and females over and under 18 years of age registering for employment at each employment exchange in Lanarkshire; and what these figures represent as a percentage of the insurable population.

Mr. Dudley Smith

Following is the information for 13th November:

cerning the effects of heavy vehicles on sewers and building foundations since the issue of the Road Research Laboratory's report number 35 on important tests on pipes buried under roads in 1966.

Mr. Peyton

The following reports deal with this subjectRoad Research Laboratory Report 418—A survey of traffic-induced vibration. Road Research Laboratory Report 472—Experimental work on large steel pipeline at Kirtling. Building Research Station Digest 117—Vibrations in buildings 1. Building Research Station Digest 118—Vibrations in buildings 2.

Mr. Jeffrey Archer

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many inspectors his Department and its predecessor has employed in each of the last 10 years to check that heavy goods vehicles comply with the various safety regulations to which they are subject.

Mr. Peyton

I regret this information is not immediately available. I will write to my hon. Friend.