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star this property date less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Whirlpool Corporation: Tumble Dryers remove filter
unstar 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, whether the Office for Product Safety and Standards has plans to undertake an investigation into the safety of Whirlpool tumble dryers; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough more like this
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Gill Furniss more like this
star this property uin 196875 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 2018-12-04more like thismore than 2018-12-04
star this property answer text <p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) is currently reviewing the corrective action taken by Whirlpool in respect of certain models of tumble dryer and the results of the review will be published when completed.</p><p>The level of risk for affected models is currently assessed as low and OPSS is keeping this under continuous review. The advice to consumers is that they should not use affected machines until they have been modified by Whirlpool.</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 2018-12-04T17:15:17.377Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T17:15:17.377Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gill Furniss more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Whirlpool Corporation: Tumble Dryers remove filter
unstar 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, with reference to the January 2017 enforcement notice issued by Peterborough Trading Standards, what steps the Office for Product Safety and Standards has taken to ensure that Whirlpool (a) identifies and (b) repairs the estimated one million fire-risk dryers in homes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 203283 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 2018-12-27more like thismore than 2018-12-27
star this property answer text <p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards is undertaking a review of the actions taken by Whirlpool in relation to its modification programme and we will report to the House in due course.</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 2018-12-27T13:20:34.013Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-27T13:20:34.013Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andy Slaughter more like this
1027700
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Whirlpool Corporation: Tumble Dryers remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 information his Department holds on the incidence of Whirlpool tumble dryer modifications being deployed incorrectly in machines manufactured (a) between April 2004 and September 2015 and (b) machines manufactured after September 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 203284 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 2018-12-27more like thismore than 2018-12-27
star this property answer text <p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards is undertaking a review of the actions taken by Whirlpool in relation to its modification programme and we will report to the House in due course.</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 2018-12-27T13:20:54.32Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-27T13:20:54.32Z
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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 Andy Slaughter more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Whirlpool Corporation: Tumble Dryers remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 estimate the Office for Product Safety and Standards has made of the number of modifications that Whirlpool has made to the dryers referenced in its November 2015 safety announcement to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 204439 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 2019-01-08more like thismore than 2019-01-08
star this property answer text <p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards is undertaking a review of the actions taken by Whirlpool in relation to its modification programme and we will report to the House in due course.</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 2019-01-08T09:23:01.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-08T09:23:01.867Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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1516
unstar this property label Biography information for Andy Slaughter more like this
1109997
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-05more like thismore than 2019-04-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Whirlpool Corporation: Tumble Dryers remove filter
unstar 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, whether the Office for Product Safety and Standards received evidence of any instances of Whirlpool’s tumble dryer modification proving ineffective in preventing fires in machines as a result of lint catching in the appliance's heating element as part of its review of the company's handling of its safety issue announced in November 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough more like this
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Gill Furniss more like this
star this property uin 241474 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
star this property answer text <p>The review found that there is a low risk of harm or injury from lint fires in modified Whirlpool tumble dryers. The Office for Product Safety and Standards is not aware of any evidence of lint fires attributed to a failure in the modification. The evidence indicates that the modification reduces the risk of fire.</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 2019-04-11T14:59:13.7Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T14:59:13.7Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4571
unstar this property label Biography information for Gill Furniss more like this
1109998
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-05more like thismore than 2019-04-05
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Whirlpool Corporation: Tumble Dryers remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 the Office for Product Safety and Standards has required Whirlpool to take to raise awareness of at-risk tumble dryers in UK homes, as part of its review of the company's handling of its safety issue announced in November 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough more like this
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Gill Furniss more like this
star this property uin 241475 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
star this property answer text <p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has published specific requirements for Whirlpool to act on and issued a Decision Letter telling Whirlpool that the company must: improve its management of risk; set up a more rigorous system of quality assurance to ensure modifications are correctly installed; and reach affected consumers in more creative ways to minimise the risk of faulty machines still being in people’s homes.</p><p> </p><p>OPSS will monitor Whirlpool’s actions against these requirements.</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 2019-04-11T14:59:21.623Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T14:59:21.623Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4571
unstar this property label Biography information for Gill Furniss more like this
1109996
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star this property date less than 2019-04-05more like thismore than 2019-04-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Whirlpool Corporation: Tumble Dryers remove filter
unstar 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, how many affected Whirlpool customers the Office for Product Safety and Standards contacted as part of its review of the company's handling of its tumble dryer safety issue announced in November 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough more like this
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Gill Furniss more like this
star this property uin 241473 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 2019-04-17more like thismore than 2019-04-17
star this property answer text <p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards review focussed on engineering assessment of Whirlpool tumble dryers and expert analysis of data including fire and incident data from Fire and Rescue Services, Which? and Whirlpool. It also reviewed whether Whirlpool’s consumer outreach programme was adequate.</p><p>The review included input from scientific, legal and product safety experts including from the Government’s Health and Safety Laboratory and the BEIS Chief Scientific Advisor.</p><p>Interviews with consumers did not form part of the review.</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 2019-04-17T13:38:07.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-17T13:38:07.783Z
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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 Gill Furniss more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Whirlpool Corporation: Tumble Dryers remove filter
unstar 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 reopen the Office for Product Safety and Standards review into Whirlpool tumble dryer safety issues. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North East more like this
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Mr Paul Sweeney more like this
star this property uin 243561 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 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
star this property answer text <p>The role of the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) is to hold businesses to account for their responsibility for consumer safety. OPSS will continue to scrutinise Whirlpool’s compliance with all of its obligations in regard to the affected tumble dryers.</p><p> </p><p>The Government published the findings of the review on 4th April and OPSS issued a Decision Letter setting out further actions for Whirlpool to take. We do not plan to reopen this review which formed part of OPSS ongoing work to hold Whirlpool to account.</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 2019-04-23T16:29:02.603Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T16:29:02.603Z
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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 Mr Paul Sweeney more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Whirlpool Corporation: Tumble Dryers remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of (a) Whirlpool’s and (b) the Office for Product Safety and Standards' response to problems with Whirlpool tumble dryer safety. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 243352 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 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s priority is to keep consumers safe.</p><p> </p><p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) review considered the adequacy of Whirlpool’s response on tumble dryer safety. As a result, OPSS has issued a Decision Letter to Whirlpool setting out further actions for the company to take in relation to risk management and communications with customers. OPSS will hold Whirlpool to account in regard to these requirements as part of the company’s obligations with regard to the safety of products.</p><p> </p><p>The OPSS review was conducted by scientific, legal and product safety experts including input from the Government’s Health and Safety Laboratory and it was peer reviewed by the BEIS Chief Scientific Advisor.</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 2019-04-23T16:30:45.78Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T16:30:45.78Z
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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 Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Whirlpool Corporation: Tumble Dryers remove filter
unstar 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 make an assessment of the potential merits of mandating the recall of faulty Whirlpool machines in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
star this property uin 245942 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 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
star this property answer text <p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) published the findings of its review of Whirlpool’s tumble dryer modification programme on 4 April. The review found that there is a low risk of harm or injury from lint fires in modified machines.</p><p> </p><p>OPSS has written to Whirlpool setting out the actions it must take, including using more creative ways to reach affected consumers to minimise the risk of faulty machines still being in people’s homes. Whirlpool has 28 days to respond from the date of the letter setting out what further actions it will take. OPSS will hold Whirlpool to account in regard to these requirements.</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 2019-04-30T09:38:56.25Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T09:38:56.25Z
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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 Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this