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star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Tumble Dryers: Internet more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will publish the letters sent by the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility to online platforms on the matter of second hand recalled tumble dryers being sold on their platforms. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris remove filter
star this property uin 279088 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>I can confirm that the letters I sent to online platforms on 13<sup>th</sup> July will be placed in the libraries of both Houses.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T11:50:37.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T11:50:37.257Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Consumer Goods: Electrical Safety more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Consumer Protection Partnership in protecting the public from unsafe electrical products. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris remove filter
star this property uin 272229 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
star this property answer text <p>The Consumer Protection Partnership (CPP) was formed in April 2012 to bring together key partners within the consumer landscape to better identify, prioritise and coordinate collective action to tackle the issues causing greatest harm to consumers.</p><p>Consumer safety, including risks posed from unsafe electrical products is a priority for the Department and the CPP offers one forum to ensure that stakeholders voices are heard and engaged on this important issue.</p><p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards is taking forward work to improve consumer safety by increasing rates of registration for electronic products. We are examining mandatory registration and developing a range of options, underpinned by research and a strong evidence base to understand the obstacles to registration, consumer attitudes and the opportunities of new technology. Research with 4,000 consumers has been undertaken and a field trial to test different approaches is due to start in the Autumn.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-07-09T15:33:54.787Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T15:33:54.787Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Domestic Appliances: Counterfeit Manufacturing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of introducing legislative proposals for further regulation to tackle online (a) platforms and (b) retail sites that allow the sale of counterfeit and substandard electrical goods. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris remove filter
star this property uin 214116 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government believes the existing legislative framework is robust and enables the appropriate action to be taken against online platforms and retail sites that allow sales of counterfeit and substandard electrical goods.</p><p>The UK was ranked 3rd in the world for its overall IP system by Taylor Wessing in their latest Global IP Index (GIPI) in 2016.</p><p>The UK’s IP enforcement regime specifically was ranked 2nd in the world in the US Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) IP Index 2018.</p><p>The UK is regularly ranked among the top couple of countries in the world for IP protection. Online platforms that fall under UK law have clearly defined responsibilities to take down listings for illegal goods once notified, and the leading platforms have been proactive in developing systems to assist IP rights holders to request takedowns effectively. Examples include the eBay VeRO system, the Amazon Brand Registry, and Ali Baba’s AliProtect.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-02-11T17:20:21.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T17:20:21.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
1050564
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Domestic Appliances: Counterfeit Manufacturing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he made of the cost to the UK economy of the sale of counterfeit and substandard electrical products. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris remove filter
star this property uin 214119 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government does not hold data estimating the cost to the economy of counterfeit or substandard electrical products.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-02-11T15:18:44.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T15:18:44.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
1050553
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Domestic Appliances: Counterfeit Manufacturing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of Safety at Ports and Borders to prevent counterfeit electrical goods from entering the UK (a) currently and (b) after the UK has left the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris remove filter
star this property uin 214110 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-08more like thismore than 2019-02-08
star this property answer text <p>This is done independently by National Trading Standards, and is publicly available here: <a href="https://www.nationaltradingstandards.uk/uploads/annual%20report%202017-18%20final.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.nationaltradingstandards.uk/uploads/annual%20report%202017-18%20final.pdf</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-02-08T14:31:45.737Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-08T14:31:45.737Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
1050565
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Domestic Appliances: Counterfeit Manufacturing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with online platforms on preventing sales of counterfeit and substandard electrical goods on their websites. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris remove filter
star this property uin 214120 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
star this property answer text <p>BEIS officials are currently holding roundtable meetings with representatives from online platforms in an effort to identify and agree voluntary measures to reduce the availability of IP infringing goods on their platforms.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-02-06T17:43:17.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-06T17:43:17.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
1050562
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Domestic Appliances: Counterfeit Manufacturing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of providing additional funding to Safety at Ports and Borders to prevent counterfeit and substandard electrical goods from being imported. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris remove filter
star this property uin 214117 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
star this property answer text <p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) is providing increased support for local authority led teams at ports and borders, including the National Trading Standards Safety at Ports project. This aims to improve the capacity and capability of local Trading Standards conducting checks on goods entering the country.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-02-06T17:43:12Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-06T17:43:12Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Domestic Appliances: Counterfeit Manufacturing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if his Department will make an estimate of the (a) number of fulfilment houses that are operating in the United Kingdom that are selling counterfeit and substandard electrical goods and (b) cost to the UK economy of such fulfilment houses. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris remove filter
star this property uin 214118 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
star this property answer text <p>Electrical goods must meet essential safety requirements before they can be placed on the UK market, whoever has done so.</p><p> </p><p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards is improving its intelligence gathering and sharing on fulfilment houses and is working closely with partners to support operational activity targeting and addressing any non-compliances identified.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-02-05T12:10:13.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-05T12:10:13.56Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-11more like thismore than 2018-10-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Counterfeit Manufacturing: Imports more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to prevent the import of counterfeit goods into the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris remove filter
star this property uin 178335 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-23more like thismore than 2018-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The challenges faced by the UK in managing the importation of counterfeit goods are significant. The UK Intellectual Property Office works very closely with other government agencies such as HMRC and Border Force to identify, and make use of, the most effective opportunities for intervention. The role of industry and rights holders in supporting this work is also a key part of the government strategy in this area.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2018-10-23T16:59:56.837Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-23T16:59:56.837Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-11more like thismore than 2018-10-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Counterfeit Manufacturing: Imports more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent estimate he has made of the (a) number of counterfeit electrical goods being imported into the UK and (b) the cost to the UK economy of such goods. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris remove filter
star this property uin 178334 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-23more like thismore than 2018-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government does not have a central data depository estimating the number of counterfeit electrical goods being imported to the UK nor does it centrally hold data estimating the cost to the economy of counterfeit electrical goods.</p><p> </p><p>The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) Intelligence Hub collects and assesses intelligence in relation to counterfeit and unsafe goods. The IPO work closely with their partner intelligence hub at the Office of Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) to identify links between counterfeit and unsafe products, but neither facility collects data on quantity of counterfeit goods.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2018-10-23T16:59:48.517Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-23T16:59:48.517Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this