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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 24th September 2018.

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

All stakeholder views, including those of consumers, should be represented in the development of standards.

ANEC is chaired by a representative from the UK National Consumer Federation and independent experts from the UK are active in ANEC Working Groups including on product safety.

The Government published its Strategy for Product Safety over the summer and is engaging with many consumer groups, including the UK National Consumer Federation, in taking the strategy forward.

The UK’s standards body, the British Standards Institution, also has its own consumer network to ensure that the voice of UK consumers is represented in the European standardisation process.

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