asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on the Pliatzky report as it affects the Health and Safety Executive; and whether it will mean a lowering of safety standards in order to avoid costs in applying safety measures.
|Her Majesty's Agricultural (joined HSE 1976–77)||—||5||178||175||179||177|
|Her Majesty's Alkali and Clean Air||38||45||46||47||46||47|
|Her Majesty's Explosives||10||13||13||13||13||12|
|Her Majesty's Factory||660||753||805||846||888||919|
|Her Majesty's Mines and Quarries||125||122||120||118||115||113|
|Her Majesty's Nuclear Installations||89||103||116||110||88*||85|
|* The drop in numbers of NI inspectors between 1978 and 1979 is accounted for by a transfer of inspectors to work on radiological protection elsewhere in HSE.|