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1063821
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star this property date less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Secondhand Goods: Certification Quality Marks more like this
star 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 assessment he has made of the effect on (a) charity shops and (b) other second hand retailers of plans to replace Conformité Européene markings with a UK mark in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield remove filter
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 222756 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 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>In the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, the Government is taking the decision to adopt a continuity approach in some areas, such as CE marked products, and continue to recognise CE marking as now. This means that charity retailers and other second-hand retailers can continue to place second hand goods with CE marking on the UK market, as before, for a time-limited period. There will be no need to reassess or re-mark goods, thereby minimising costs to business and consumers.</p><p>As products that meet EU requirements can continue to be placed on the UK market without any need for reassessment or re-marking, CE marked products will therefore not be required to be re-marked with a UK Marking. This includes second hand products.</p><p>We will consult with business, including charity retailers, before taking any decision to end the period of recognition of the CE marking.</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 2019-02-26T14:58:35.247Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-26T14:58:35.247Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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3952
unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
1063822
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Retail Trade: Certification Quality Marks 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 estimate he has made of the period of time that will be provided to retailers to adapt to the replacement of Conformité Européene markings in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield remove filter
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 222757 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 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>In the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, goods that are CE marked will continue to be recognised for a time-limited period.</p><p> </p><p>We recognise that adequate notice will need to be given to businesses of any change to the period in order to enable them to adapt. In the event of no deal, we will consult with businesses, including retailers, before taking any decision to end the period of recognition.</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 2019-02-26T14:42:26.497Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-26T14:42:26.497Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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3952
unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
1063824
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Secondhand Goods: Certification Quality Marks more like this
star 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, if he will take steps to ensure that charity shops will not be required to change Conformité Européene labels to UK labels on existing stock on 29 March 2019 in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield remove filter
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 222759 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 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>In the unlikely event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, the Government is taking the decision to adopt a continuity approach to minimise disruption to businesses and consumers. This means that goods that meet EU regulatory requirements, including those with a CE Marking, will still be able to be placed on the UK market for a time-limited period after 29 March 2019.</p><p> </p><p>This rule applies to goods sold in charity shops, therefore charity shops will not need relabel their products on 29 March 2019. As retailers of second hand goods, they will, however, remain responsible for ensuring the products that they place on the market are safe.</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 2019-02-26T14:40:53.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-26T14:40:53.867Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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3952
unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
1063825
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Secondhand Goods: Certification Quality Marks more like this
star 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, whether secondhand goods with a CE label can continue to be sold by charity shops in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield remove filter
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 222760 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 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>CE marking is a declaration that a product complied with relevant EU legislation when the product was initially placed on the EU market. If a product has already been placed on the market and is then later sold as second hand, it does not generally have to be relabelled.</p><p> </p><p>If the UK leaves without a deal, the Government has announced a time-limited continuity approach to minimise disruption to businesses and consumers. This will mean that CE marked goods – whether new or second hand – can continue to be sold in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>Charity shops will, therefore, still be able to sell second-hand goods labelled with the CE Marking, as long as those goods were compliant at the time they were initially placed on the UK market, and are still safe.</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 2019-02-26T14:54:35.33Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-26T14:54:35.33Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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3952
unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
1081865
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Retail Trade: Certification Quality Marks more like this
star 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 assessment he has made of the potential effect on (a) charity shops and (b) other second hand retailers of plans to replace CE markings with a bespoke UK mark in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield remove filter
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 228049 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 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
star this property answer text <p>In the unlikely event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, CE marked goods that meet EU requirements will continue to be recognised for the UK market for a time-limited period. This means that charity shops and second-hand retailers can, during this period, continue to sell products with CE marking, as before. This will minimise costs to business and consumers.</p><p> </p><p>Before taking any decision to end the period of recognition of CE marking, we will launch a full and thorough consultation with business, including charity retailers.</p><p><br> In terms of selling second-hand goods specifically, then as long as those goods were compliant when first sold in the UK, they do not generally need relabelling before being sold second-hand as long as they are safe. This would still be the case even when the period of ongoing recognition for CE-marking comes to an end.</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 2019-03-12T17:51:58.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T17:51:58.147Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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3952
unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
1081868
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Retail Trade: Certification Quality Marks more like this
star 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 grace period is planned for retailers to adapt to the replacement of CE markings in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield remove filter
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 228050 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 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
star this property answer text <p>In the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the Government has decided that, for a time limited period, goods that are CE marked will continue to be recognised and available for sale on the UK market. Before taking any decision to end the period of recognition of CE marking, we will consult with business.</p><p> </p><p>However, for products that require third party assessment of conformity, and where this assessment has been carried out by a UK conformity assessment body and the certificate of conformity has not been transferred to an EU conformity assessment body, the European CE marking will not be able to be applied to that product. Instead, the UK marking will have to be applied in order to place that good on the UK market after 29 March 2019.</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 2019-03-12T17:52:48.393Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T17:52:48.393Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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3952
unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
1081869
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star this property date less than 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
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
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Retail Trade: Certification Quality Marks more like this
star 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, if he will take steps to ensure that any items in stock in charity shops on 29 March 2019 are not required to change their CE labels to bespoke UK labels in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield remove filter
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 228051 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 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
star this property answer text <p>The Government has taken the decision, in the event that we leave the EU without a deal, to provide continuity to minimise disruption to businesses and consumers. This means that goods with a CE Marking can still be sold in the UK for a time-limited period after 29 March 2019 without any need for relabelling, so long as they meet the relevant EU rules. Charity shops will not need to relabel CE-marked items in stock on 29 March 2019.</p><p> </p><p>In terms of goods in stock that are second-hand, these already do not generally require relabelling as long as they met the relevant rules at the time they were first sold, and as long as the retailer ensures they remain safe.</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 2019-03-12T17:53:24.707Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T17:53:24.707Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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3952
unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
1081870
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star this property date less than 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Retail Trade: Certification Quality Marks more like this
star 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, if he will take steps to ensure that second hand goods can be sold in perpetuity by charity shops even if they only have a CE label in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield remove filter
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 228052 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 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
star this property answer text <p>CE marking is a declaration that a product compiled with relevant EU legislation when it was initially placed on the EU market. A product does not generally have to be relabelled if it has already been placed on the market and is then later sold as second hand. The retailer does, however, have to ensure those goods are safe.</p><p> </p><p>Charity retailers can therefore already continue to sell second-hand goods without needing to relabel them, as long as they are safe. This is not time-limited and will remain the case even in a scenario where the CE marking is no longer accepted for new goods being placed on the UK market.</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 2019-03-12T17:54:09.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T17:54:09.317Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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3952
unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Energy: Meters more like this
star 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 mechanisms Ofgem has to enforce its code of practice on removal of gas and electric meters. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield remove filter
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 7794 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 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>Energy suppliers are required by their licence to be party to the industry governance groups that oversee the relevant codes of practice (for gas: Meter Asset Managers’ Code of Practice (MAMCoP) and electricity: Meter Operators Code of Practice Agreement (MOCOPA)). The industry groups oversee compliance and can escalate issues to Ofgem, who can apply their usual range of enforcement powers for a licence breach.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, companies are required to comply with the conditions set out in the Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive, which covers metering equipment.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 7800 more like this
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less than 2017-09-11T13:17:29.267Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T13:17:29.267Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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3952
unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
756641
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Energy: Meters more like this
star 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 representations he has received on including obligations to remove and recycle legacy gas and electric meters which were replaced during the Smart Energy roll-out on energy companies as part of the Smart Energy Code. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield remove filter
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 7779 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 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
star this property answer text <p>The Department has not received any representations to amend the Smart Energy Code to include obligations with regards to the removal and recycle of legacy meters.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2017-09-12T16:00:37.527Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-12T16:00:37.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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3952
unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this