§ Mr. Patchett
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list the final outcome in terms of510W (a) construction sites visited, (b) prohibition and improvement notices issued and (c) prosecutions initiated, with the results, for the series of visits to construction sites carried out by the Health and Safety Executive in 1987.
§ Mr. Nicholls
[holding answer 26 May 1988]: During the series of construction site blitzes carried out by the Health and Safety Executive in 1987, a total of 4,289 construction sites were visited, 1,006 prohibition and 28 improvement notices were issued, and 25 prosecutions were initiated. The present series of construction blitzes will continue until September 1988. The results of prosecutions initialed are not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.