Natural Gas: Safety

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 16th October 2014.

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Photo of Graham Jones Graham Jones Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions he has held with the Association of Gas Safety Managers about access to properties to undertake statutory gas safety checks.

Photo of Mark Harper Mark Harper Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

Neither myself nor the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions have held any discussions with the Association of Gas Safety Managers about access to properties to undertake statutory gas safety checks.

The Health and Safety Executive provides guidance to landlords on what to do if a tenant prevents access for a gas safety check: http://www.hse.gov.uk/gas/domestic/faqlandlord.htm

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