HC Deb 05 May 1960 vol 622 c96W
65. Mr. Dodds

asked the President of the Board of Trade, in view of the warning given in the Interim Report of the Committee on Consumer Protection of the dangers resulting in fatal accidents in the home from slackness in ensuring reasonable standards where electrical appliances and fittings are concerned, what steps he proposes to take to deal with the situation in this respect outlined in the report.

Mr. Maudling

As I indicated on 27th April, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for the Home Department and I are studying the Committee's recommendations.