§ Helen Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what is the ratio of field inspectors to policy inspectors in the Health and Safety Executive. 
§ Mr. Meacher
[holding answer 2 May 2000]HSE has no "policy inspectors" as such. The ration of field inspectors to inspectors employed in non-field posts in the Health and Safety Executive is around 7:1.