HC Deb 18 April 1957 vol 568 cc220-1W
Mr. Hastings

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were electrocuted through the use of domestic washing machines and boilers during the, last year of which he has a record; and what byelaws exist to make regular inspection of such installations obligatory.

Mr. R. A. Butler

There were no fatal electrical accidents due to faulty domestic washing machines or boilers in 1956. No power of compulsory inspection of such machines exists by byelaw.

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