Domestic Appliances: Counterfeit Manufacturing

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 6th February 2019.

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Photo of Carolyn Harris Carolyn Harris Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with online platforms on preventing sales of counterfeit and substandard electrical goods on their websites.

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

BEIS officials are currently holding roundtable meetings with representatives from online platforms in an effort to identify and agree voluntary measures to reduce the availability of IP infringing goods on their platforms.

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