Electrical Safety

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 24th March 2017.

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Photo of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Shadow Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union), Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to retaining the Low Voltage Directive (2014/35/EU) and the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994, when the UK exits the EU.

Photo of Lord Prior of Brampton Lord Prior of Brampton Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Through the Great Repeal Bill the Government's general approach is that the same rules and laws will apply on the day after exit as they did before, until Parliament decides otherwise after proper parliamentary scrutiny.

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