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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (18 Jun 2019)

Government definition of “safe” in relation to chemicals, medicines and vaccines – the Countess of Mar. Oral questions

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Furniture: Fire Resistant Materials (23 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prosecutions were made by Trading Standards for offences under the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations 1988 between 2014 and 2019; and how many of these prosecutions resulted in a conviction.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Furniture: Fire Resistant Materials (22 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the finding of the study Flame retardants in UK furniture increase smoke toxicity more than they reduce fire growth rate, published in the journal Chemosphere in December 2017; and what steps they are taking to ensure that UK furniture is safe.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Furniture: Fire Prevention (22 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government how much the Office for Product Safety and Standards has spent on product compliance testing under the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations 1988 since its formation; and what were the results of such testing.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988 (22 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will respond to their 2016 consultation on updating the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations 1988.

Procedure Committee - Motion to Agree (21 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: My Lords, I declare my interest as a Deputy Speaker. I have been a Member of your Lordships’ House for nearly 44 years and I have seen a lot of changes. I remind noble Lords who want more power for the Speaker that, apart from this, we are a self-regulating Chamber. It is up to us to discipline ourselves in the length of our questions and our answers—incidentally, this includes...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Furniture: Fire Prevention (21 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to address the differences between the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations 1988 and the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Furniture: Fire Prevention (20 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the safety of the use of decabromodiphenyl ethane in UK furniture; and what advice, if any, they have received from (1) the European Chemicals Agency, (2) the Health and Safety Executive, and (3) the Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment on the risks of using decabromodiphenyl ethane.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Furniture: Fire Resistant Materials (20 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they taking to comply with the Stockholm Agreement and other agreements on the control of hazardous chemicals for any UK upholstered furniture containing a number of persistent organic pollutants with no available information or register of their chemical composition, in particular, flame retardants.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Social Security Benefits: Disability (16 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government when the Tribunals Service intends to proceed with the introduction of Continuous Online Resolution for personal independence payments and employment and support allowance appeals; and in what circumstances a case would be considered unsuitable for consideration by such a process.

Internet Encryption - Question (14 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: My Lords, for the uninitiated, can the noble Lord tell us what DoH means —very briefly, please?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Furniture: Fire Resistant Materials (14 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures are provided in product safety legislation to ensure that flame retardants used in furniture and furnishings are safe for everyday use.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Furniture: Fire Resistant Materials (14 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) what assessment they have made of the University of Central Lancashire paper Flame retardants in UK furniture increase smoke toxicity more than reduce fire growth rate, published in December 2017; (2) whether they consulted the Government Chief Scientific Adviser in making any such assessment; and (3) whether they intend to review the efficacy of flame...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Furniture: Fire Resistant Materials (14 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether all flame retardants currently in use in furniture and furnishings are safe.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Furniture: Fire Resistant Materials (14 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) what assessment they have made of whether manufacturers not meeting the requirement to list the chemical constituents of flame retardants used in furniture and furnishings is a barrier to customers making informed decisions; and (2) whether by not meeting this requirement, the safe disposal or recycling of furniture which may contain banned chemicals is...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fire Hazards (14 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government why highly flammable foams which form hydrogen cyanide when burnt are permitted to be used in furniture upholstery and building insulation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fire Resistant Materials: Innovation (14 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they are taking to promote innovation and market uptake of flame-resistant chemical-free materials.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fire Resistant Materials: Innovation (14 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have conducted life-cycle analyses to evaluate the benefits, risks, health and environmental effects of chemical flame retardants, alongside their fire safety impacts; and if so, (1) when, and (2) where such analyses have been published.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fire Resistant Materials: Innovation (14 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, further to the 2014 and 2016 consultations on Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations and the Technical Paper: Systematic Rationale for modification of the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations in relation to Schedules 4 & 5, published in October 2014, which outlined the problems with the match test, they will now revoke...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fire Resistant Materials: Innovation (14 May 2019)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government what evidence they have collected on the effectiveness of provision of safety of the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988 that differs to that included in their document Technical Paper: Systematic Rationale for modification of the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations in relation to Schedules 4 & 5, published in October...


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