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That this House opposes the idea of charging small firms for health and safety inspections, as proposed by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE); notes that there is a risk this could be seen as a way to raise revenue rather than improve compliance, as the Federation of Small Businesses has argued; further notes that the HSE's own calculations say that the cost to a small business could be at least 750 for each inspection that results in a letter; further notes that if implemented this could hit jobs and growth; and calls on the Government to resist red tape from the HSE and to do everything possible to help small British firms to prosper.
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leave out from `letter' to end and add `and believes that the safety of all employees is paramount and that the HSE has effectively improved health and safety over the years of its existence.'.
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