HC Deb 01 May 1972 vol 836 cc53-4W
Mr. Laurance Reed

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the annual expenditure of his Department on literature, advertising and information dissemination in respect of accident prevention at work.

Mr. Chichester-Clark:

My Department conducts a substantial information programme in this field, including both free and on-sale publications, television "fillers" and a permanent exhibition at the Industrial Health and Safety Centre.

Sheffield, Attercliffe, Chapeltown, Stocks-bridge and Woodhouse travel-to-work area.

Much of the dissemination is done by Her Majesty's factory inspectors in the course of their work. An assessment of the total cost, therefore, is not easily available and would be disproportionately expensive to make.

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