HC Deb 13 July 1989 vol 156 c619W
Mr. Nigel Griffiths

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will provide additional resources to ensure that regional councils are able to provide an adequate number of environmental health officers to tackle the health hazards arising from food; and if he will make a statement.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

[holding answer 10 July 1989]: The provision of environmental health officers is the responsibility of district and islands councils.