§ Mr. Madden
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many prosecutions, to date, have been secured under the Asbestos Regulations 1969 in each year since their introduction; what total fines were awarded in each year; and how many improvement and prohibition notices have been issued in each year since the appropriate legislation was enacted.
§ Mr. John Grant
I am advised by the chairman of the Health and Safety Commission that the numbers of prosecutions taken under the Asbestos Regulations 1969 and the totals of fines imposed were not separately recorded before 1971 and 1975 respectively. Subject to these limitations, the figures are as follows:
organisations, trade unions and other bodies.