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Small Businesses (Purchasing Contracts)

Volume 972: debated on Tuesday 30 October 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what arrangements there

Part of Department of Employment GroupDutyNumber of staffStatutory authority
1. Department of Employment.(a) Authorised officers for Employment Agencies Act.56Employment Agencies Act 1973 (as amended by the Employment Protection Act 1975).
(b) Wages Inspectors192Wages Council Act 1979.
(c) Special investigators for unemployment benefit fraud cases.86Social Security Acts 1975–77.
2. Manpower Services Commission.Authorised officer under Disabled Persons Act.10Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1944.
3. Health and Safety Executive.Inspectors1,847Health and Safety and Work Act 1974.