HC Deb 11 June 1985 vol 80 c404W
48. Mr. Caborn

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on his proposals for the future establishment of the wages inspectorate.

Mr. Peter Bottomley

There are no proposals at present for changes in the wages inspectorate. The functions and staffing of the inspectorate will, however, be reviewed when the Government have taken decisions on the future of the wages council system.

51. Mr. Bermingham

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the current rate of inspection of workplaces by the wages inspectors.

Mr. Peter Bottomley

In 1984 the pay of workers was checked at 10.8 per cent. of establishments on the wages inspectorate's register.

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