HC Deb 26 June 1984 vol 62 c376W
Dr. Twinn

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what additional powers he will be proposing for trading standards officers under his proposals for revision of the Consumer Safety Act.

Mr. Fletcher

I hope shortly to present to the House detailed proposals for strengthening the investigative powers of trading standards officers at the point of first supply, for stronger powers to suspend the supply of unsafe goods and for an extension of the range of goods in respect of which enforcement action may be taken.

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