HC Deb 18 December 1979 vol 976 cc142-3W
Miss Maynard

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many safety spot checks were carried out on agricultural machinery in 1978.

Mr. Mayhew

Her Majesty's Agricultural Inspectorate carried out 32,441 inspections during 1978. It is not possible to say what proportion of this total involved spot checks carried out on agricultural machinery.