HC Deb 10 May 1988 vol 133 c97W
Mr. Hinchliffe

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many prosecutions were made under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 as a result of investigations undertaken within West Yorkshire by the Health and Safety Executive for each year from 1980 to 1987.

Mr. Nicholls

The table shows the available information.

Number of prosecutions1 in West Yorkshire2: Information laid by factory and agricultural inspectors and by inspectors from local authorities
Year Number
1981 110
1982 81
1983 114
1984 120
1985 138
31986–87 168
1 Also includes cases taken under other associated regulations and Acts.
2 County of West Yorkshire comprising Bradford, Calderdale, Kirkless, Leeds and Wakefield.
3 Provisional data for the 12 month period April 1986 to March 1987.