Skip to main content

Electrical Goods (Labelling)

Volume 973: debated on Wednesday 14 November 1979

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what representations he has received from the Consumers Association regarding energy labelling on electrical goods; and what has been his reply.

None. Discussions between officials of my Department and the Consumers Association about energy labelling have, however, taken place on many occasions, and continue.

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what representations he has received from the association of manufacturers of domestic electrical appliances regarding energy labelling on electrical goods; and what has been his reply.

I have received representations regarding the implementation of a programme of energy labelling of electrical appliances. My Department has replied saying that the Government are proposing at this stage to seek only powers to enable such a programme to be established in the future after consultation with those affected.