asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many wages inspectors are employed in Wales; and how many were employed in each of the last three years.
Currently five wages inspectors are employed in Wales. There were seven in 1979, five in 1980 and five in 1981.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many establishments in Wales were visited by wages inspectors in each of the past three years.
Information is not available in the precise form requested because some visits are advisory or explanatory in nature and these are not always recorded for statistical purposes, and because some inspections involve more than one visit.However, the following figures are available for establishments in Wales inspected by visit in each of the last three years: