HC Deb 15 April 1991 vol 189 c68W
Mr. Cryer

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment, pursuant to the oral answer to the hon. Member for Bradford, South of 26 March,Official Report, column 752–53, if he will list the pilot projects and the areas they are established within, to identify unregistered premises; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Forth

Between 1 July and 31 December the Health and Safety Executive plans to carry out a pilot exercise to assess the feasibility of employing visiting officers to identify establishments for inspection. The exercise will take place in the following HSE areas:

  • Marches
  • South West
  • East Anglia
  • London North
  • Greater Manchester
  • West & North Yorkshire
  • Scotland West

One of the objectives of the exercise is to seek out and identify establishments not registered with HSE. The exercise is in addition to and complements normal inspection arrangements to seek out and inspect unregistered premises.