HC Deb 27 June 1996 vol 280 c233W
Mr. Ian McCartney

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer on how many occasions in each of the past five years health and safety problems in his Department and its agencies have been reported via internal monitoring; and on how many occasions the Health and Safety Commission has become involved. [33452]

Mrs. Angela Knight

The table gives the number of reported accidents in the Treasury, Her Majesty's Customs and Excise, the Office for National Statistics, Paymaster, the Valuation Office and the Royal Mint in each of the past five years:

  • 1991: 7011
  • 1992: 1,382
  • 1993: 1,299
  • 1994: 1,462
  • 1995: 5841
  • 1 Data for Customs and Excise are not available for 1991 and 1995.

The Health and Safety Executive was involved on six occasions.

The Inland Revenue does not hold health and safety records centrally and could provide this information only at disproportionate cost.