Communities Secretary Eric Pickles thanked Andrew Bingham for his work in introducing his private member's Bill following measures announced by the Government in March 2015 implementing some of the its requirements.Read more
Regulations will be introduced requiring private sector landlords to install CO alarms in the rooms 'considered most at risk', and to check the alarms at the start of any new tenancy.
Echoing recommendations made in the 2015 APPCOG inquriy report, 'Carbon Monoxide: From Awareness to Action', fire & rescue authorities will also have a greater role to play, following announcements made by Penny Mordaunt MP [LINK], Housing Minister Brandon Lewis MP [LINK] and a Government review response document [LINK].Read more
A new report; 'Carbon Monoxide: From Awareness to Action', launched on 19th January.
Led by Baroness Finlay (APPCOG co-Chair) and Dr Rachel McCloy (Director of the Centre for Applied Behavioural Science, University of Reading), the report presents recommendations and analysis on improving safety in a range of environments.
Follow the APPCOG on twitter (@APPCOG_UK).Read more
Baroness Finlay and Gordon Samuel from the Katie Haines Memorial Trust have been interviewed on London Live TV.
They highlighted the importance of carbon monoxide alarms in the home, and urged viewers to ensure they were protected.
The All-Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group (APPCOG) is the leading forum for Parliamentarians to discover, discuss and promote ways of tackling carbon monoxide poisoning in the UK.