Consultation outcome

Electrical safety in the private rented sector

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Electrical safety in the private rented sector: government response

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Detail of outcome

This document sets out the full government response to the consultation exercise and describes what will happen next.

Original consultation

Summary

We are seeking views and comments on the recommendations made by the Private Rented Sector Electrical Safety Working Group.

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Consultation description

The working group has recommended introducing 5 yearly mandatory electrical installation checks for private rented property and that other safety measures be encouraged as good practice and set out in guidance.

This consultation invites views and comments to gather additional evidence on the recommendations made by the working group.

Any legislation brought forward as a result of this consultation will be subject to appropriate assessment.

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Electrical safety in the private rented sector

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Published 17 February 2018
Last updated 29 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added government response to the consultation.

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