HC Deb 24 October 1985 vol 84 c235W
Mr. Golding

asked the Paymaster General if he will list the number of Her Majesty's inspectors of factories engaged on duties in north Staffordshire for each year since 1978.

Mr. Peter Bottomley

Factory inspectors based at the Marches area office of the Health and Safety Executive are responsible for the counties of Staffordshire, Salop and Hereford and Worcester. Separate figures for north Staffordshire are not available. The numbers of factory inspectors in the Marches area at 1 October each year were:

1978 27
1979 28
1980 27
1981 25
1982 24
1983 23
1984 24
1985 24