§ Mr. Golding
asked the Paymaster General if he will list the number of Her Majesty's inspectors of factories engaged on duties in north Staffordshire for each year since 1978.
§ Mr. Peter Bottomley
Factory inspectors based at the Marches area office of the Health and Safety Executive are responsible for the counties of Staffordshire, Salop and Hereford and Worcester. Separate figures for north Staffordshire are not available. The numbers of factory inspectors in the Marches area at 1 October each year were:
Number 1978 27 1979 28 1980 27 1981 25 1982 24 1983 23 1984 24 1985 24