To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many workplace inspections were carried out by the (a) Employment Standards Agency Inspectorate, (b) HMRC National Minimum Wage enforcement team, (c) Health and Safety Executive and (d) Gangmaster Labour Abuse Authority for the annual reporting period 2020-21.
27 April 2021
All bodies continued to carry out workplace inspections throughout 2020-21, either remotely or face to face in line with Covid safety guidelines. Please see the figures in the table below.
Number of workplace inspections in 2020-21
Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate
HMRC National Minimum Wage
Health and Safety Executive
14,754 workplace inspections 182,610 spot checks
Gangmaster Labour Abuse Authority