Whirlpool Corporation: Tumble Dryers

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 27th December 2018.

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Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Labour, Hammersmith

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the January 2017 enforcement notice issued by Peterborough Trading Standards, what steps the Office for Product Safety and Standards has taken to ensure that Whirlpool (a) identifies and (b) repairs the estimated one million fire-risk dryers in homes.

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

The Office for Product Safety and Standards is undertaking a review of the actions taken by Whirlpool in relation to its modification programme and we will report to the House in due course.

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