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Furniture: Standards

Volume 475: debated on Tuesday 13 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how many incidents of sales of dangerous and substandard furniture have been investigated by the Scambuster pilots since 2006. (201985)

The Scambuster pilots have investigated two incidents of alleged dangerous or substandard furniture. 161 pieces of furniture were seized as a result of investigations although those tested complied with the Furniture and Furnishing (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1998. A further sample of cushions failed the Regulations.