Policy Papers

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Electrical Safety First response to the Scottish Government ‘Housing to 2040’ consultation - February 2020

Submission to the Scottish Parliament's Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee - September 2019

Electrical Safety First's response to the Scottish Parliament's request for views on the Consumer Scotland Bill.

Westminster Hall Debate Briefing - The Regulation of Online Sales of Electrical Products - July 2019

Whilst the online sale of electrical products offers advantages in terms of greater choice and improved value for consumers, there are also a number of potential safety and consumer rights related issues. Electrical Safety First wants to see the Government and Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) undertake a review of the current situation and support the campaign for improved regulation of these electrical goods sales.

Response to the Scottish Government Consultation on Short-Term Lets - July 2019

Although we recognise the value that short-term lets provide to the economy, the rise of this new accommodation model does present potential electrical safety risks.