Electrical safety in the private rented sector
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has published a consultation seeking views and comments on the recommendations made by the Private Rented Sector Electrical Safety Working Group. The working group has recommended introducing five-yearly mandatory electrical installation checks for private rented property and that other safety measures be encouraged as good practice and set out in guidance. The 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.
The consultation closes on 16 April 2018. For the consultation document, click here