HC Deb 22 July 1983 vol 46 c264W
Mr. Craigen

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the present staffing figures of the Health and Safety Executive as compared with those in July 1979; and what were the corresponding numbers of staff employed as factory inspectors.

Mr. Gummer

The Health and Safety Executive employed 3,719 staff at 1 July 1983 as compared with 4,237 at 2 July 1979. Of these, 845 were factory inspectors at 1 July 1983 as compared with 951 at 2 July 1979.

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