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United Kingdom Accreditation Service

June 9, 2003

Question written on 09/06/2003

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the (a) size and (b) value is of the conformity assessment sector in the UK with respect to (i) the number of UK Accreditation Service accredited bodies and (ii) their financial co

Answered by Nigel Griffiths

I understand that there are currently 1,446 laboratories (testing and calibration); 116 certification bodies; and 130 inspection bodies accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service.The information needed to answer the second part of the question is not available.