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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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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 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, if he will ask the Office for Product Safety and Standards to (a) undertake an urgent review of and (b) support Electrical Safety First campaign to improve the regulation of electrical goods sales. 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 277803 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>Manufacturers and importers have a legal obligation to place only safe electrical products on the market and distributors have obligations to ensure the electrical products they sell are safe.</p><p> </p><p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) is working in partnership with several strategic stakeholders, including Electrical Safety First, undertaking a number of projects on the safety of electrical goods. This includes work aimed at preventing counterfeit and non-compliant goods entering the UK market.</p><p> </p><p>I have written to major online platforms to ask them to do more to ensure that unsafe products are identified and removed from their sites.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:57:52.737Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:57:52.737Z
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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 Gill Furniss remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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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 Consumer Goods: Safety 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 steps he is taking to ensure that recalled products are not subsequently available to purchase online. 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 277804 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>It is important that where products are subject to recall they are not offered for sale, either online or offline.</p><p> </p><p>I have recently written to major online retailers to urge them to take necessary measures to ensure that electrical products subject to recall are not made available through their platforms. I have asked these businesses to share with OPSS the actions they are taking to achieve this.</p><p> </p><p>This follows a previous letter from OPSS informing these platforms of the recall of certain models of Whirlpool tumble dryer.</p><p> </p><p>If a business is found to be selling such products, OPSS will take appropriate action to secure public safety.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:58:38.577Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:58:38.577Z
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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 remove filter