§ Mr. Golding
asked the Paymaster General how many visits to workplaces have been undertaken by Her Majesty's inspectors of factories in north Staffordshire in each year since 1978.
§ Mr. Peter Bottomley
The numbers of visits to workplaces by the factory inspectorate in north Staffordshire in each year since 1981 are as follows:
Year Visits 1981 2,090 1982 2,166 1983 1,908 1984 2,126
The figures for 1978 to 1980 could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.