Home Electrical Safety APPG

First Registered: 23/12/2015 • Last updated on: 05/11/2019

Note: This APPG was last registered on 5th Nov 2019. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 6th Oct 2021 and may be defunct.

To raise parliamentary awareness of issues relating to electrical safety in domestic dwellings and to promote the prevention of accidents with electricity; to provide a forum for parliamentarians to discuss issues pertinent to their constituents on electrical safety; and to hold inquiries into policy issues and provide reports.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Home Electrical Safety

1. Letter from Lord Greenhalgh to Lord Storey and Lord Tope regarding a question raised at the Fire Safety Bill second reading debate: electrical safety
23/10/2020 - Bill Documents

Found: Building Safety, Fire and Communities 2 Marsham Street London SW1P 4DF www.gov.uk/home - office

2. Written evidence submitted by Electrical Safety First (BSB09)
13/09/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: Building Safety Bill Written evidence submitted by Electrical Safety First (BSB09) Public Bill Committee

3. Regulatory judgement: Raven Housing Trust Limited
27/11/2019 - Regulator of Social Housing
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Found: Housing Trust (Raven) has failed to meet the Home standard; b) As a consequence of this breach

4. Electrical Fire Safety Week
18/11/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: November is Electrical Fire Safety Week (EFSW) which is run by the charity Electrical Safety First in co-operation

5. Regulatory judgement: Shepherds Bush Housing Association Limited
29/04/2020 - Regulator of Social Housing
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Found: : a) Shepherds Bush has breached the Home standard; and b) As a consequ ence of this

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Home Electrical Safety

1. Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020
16/03/2020 - Grand Committee

1: That the Grand Committee do consider the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) - Speech Link
2: a result, the regulations will help to drive up safety and standards across the private rented sector - Speech Link

2. Electrical Products: Online Sales
09/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: considered the regulation of online sales of electrical products.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link
2: up the all-party parliamentary group for home electrical safety: to help to find solutions, particularly - Speech Link
3: 80% of fires in Scotland are caused by faulty electrical goods? People who buy these goods are often not - Speech Link

3. Fire Safety Bill
29/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: this order applies include electrical appliances.(1D) The reference to electrical appliances means any appliances - Speech Link
2: proactive and to help prevent fires caused by electrical ignition. Similar amendments were tabled in the - Speech Link

4. High Rise Social Housing: Reducing Fire Risk
14/09/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: time. It is a shame it clashes with the Building Safety Bill evidence session, but that shows how important - Speech Link

5. Fire Safety Bill
17/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: these amendments: the provision for a register of electrical appliances to be kept by the responsible person - Speech Link
2: whether through this Bill—perhaps not—the building safety Bill or any other course; what that action will - Speech Link
3: noble Lord for his continued input on the Fire Safety Bill and for his amendment seeking clarity on how - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Home Electrical Safety
1. Electrical Safety
asked by: Lord Tope
22/10/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what grant schemes are available to home owners to improve electrical safety in their dwellings.

2. Electrical Safety
asked by: Lord Tope
22/10/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration has been given to the merits of introducing free electrical safety checks for homes owned by people over 75.

3. Electrical Safety
asked by: Lord Tope
22/10/2018
... and (2) have residual current device protection.

4. Electrical Safety: Standards
asked by: Christopher Chope
08/06/2020
... if he will make it the policy of the Government that all relevant Government contracts involving electrical installation should comply with the eighteenth edition of BS7671 published in 2018; and if he will make a statement.

5. Landlords: Electrical Safety
asked by: Darren Jones
04/05/2020
... whether he plans to amend section 122(1) of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 to impose duties on public landlords as well as private landlords of residential premises in England for the purposes of ensuring that electrical safety standards are met during any period when the premises are occupied under a tenancy.

Latest Questions
Former APPG Members
Carolyn Harris Portrait
Carolyn Harris
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Swansea East
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Derek Thomas Portrait
Derek Thomas
Vice Chair & Secretary
Conservative - St Ives
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Lord Tope Portrait
Lord Tope
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Nigel Evans Portrait
Nigel Evans
Vice-Chair & Secretary
Conservative - Ribble Valley
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
8 APPG Memberships
Bahrain , Beer , Belize , Gibraltar , Music , Qatar , Taiwan , Wine and Spirits
Teresa Pearce Portrait
Teresa Pearce
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Erith and Thamesmead
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Margaret Ferrier Portrait
Margaret Ferrier
Vice Chair
Independent - Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Paula Sherriff Portrait
Paula Sherriff
Co-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Dewsbury
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 15th February 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Dawn Butler Portrait
Dawn Butler
Officer
Labour - Brent Central
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 15th February 2017
Clive Lewis Portrait
Clive Lewis
Officer
Labour - Norwich South
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 15th February 2017
Mark Williams Portrait
Mark Williams
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Ceredigion
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 15th February 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Jul 2019
Source
Electrical Safety First
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2019 To : 10/07/2020
Value
£3,001
Date
11 Jul 2018
Source
Electrical Safety First
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019
Value
£3,001
Date
11 Jul 2017
Source
Electrical Safety First
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2017 To : 10/07/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
30 Nov 2016
Source
Electrical Safety First
Description
Secretariat   From : 30/11/2016 To : 29/11/2017
Value
£3,001
Date
30 Nov 2015
Source
Electrical Safety First
Description
Secretariat   From : 30/11/2015 To : 29/11/2016
Value
£3,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Home Electrical Safety APPG