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Weights And Measures Inspectors

Volume 26: debated on Tuesday 29 June 1982

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asked the Minister for Trade, pursuant to the reply of 24 February, Official Report, column 381, to the hon. Member for Bury St. Edmunds, approximately what percentage of the £30·25 per hour plus travel expenses which he intends to charge for weights and measures inspectors examining weighing machines arises from each of the following categories of staff costs: (a) support staff, (b) accommodation costs, (c) telephone and stationery, (d) materials and consumable stores, (e) depreciation and interest charges on fixed capital etc. as well as a share of the general departmental overheads.

The Government are still considering certain aspects of these charges and I shall give my hon. Friend further information as soon as possible.