To ask Her Majesty's Government how many audits of local authorities' food standards enforcement services the Food Standards Agency conducted in 2016 and 2017; how many have taken place in 2018 to date; and how many more are planned for 2018.
The Food Standards Agency’s programme of audits of local authority food law enforcement services included the following number of audits of food standards enforcement in the years specified:
2016 – nine;
2017 – nine; and
2018 – two carried out to date and five planned by the end of 2018.