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Private Training Agencies

Volume 79: debated on Thursday 16 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the proportion and number of locally approved mode A places run by private training agencies in (a) Wolverhampton and Walsall, (b) Dudley and Sandwell, (c) Nottinghamshire, (d) Staffordshire, (e) Liverpool Outer, (f) Liverpool Inner, (g) Cheshire, (h) Oldham, Tameside and Stockport, (i) Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Wigan, (j) Glasgow City. (k) Edinburgh Central and Fife, (l) Sheffield and Rotherham and (m) Northumberland, North Tyneside and Newcastle.

The information requested is in the table (the figures relate to 1984–85).The Health and Safety Executive is responsible for issuing several types of licences. These are listed, together with the year of origin in each case.

Licences to store explosives in factories and magazines1875
Licences to import explosives1875
Licences to manufacture ammonium nitrate fuel oil1958
Licences to operate a nuclear installation1960
Licences to import compressed acetylene1978
Licences to work with asbestos coating1984
Licences to work with asbestos insulation1984
Licences to store petroleum spirit at sites*1985
* Subject to the Notification of Installations Handling Hazardous Substances Regulations 1982.