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UK fire safety
Whirlpool has admitted that there could be as many as eight hundred thousand faulty tumble-dryers in homes around the UK. Under questioning from MPs on the business committee, executives from the company said the number could be higher than previously thought. David Cornock reports. Hear more on 'Today in Parliament' on BBC Radio 4 at 11:30pm.
Everyone would be safer and healthier if manufacturers stopped using flame retardants on mattresses and sofas, according to the ex-civil servant who reviewed furniture fire safety regulations. Terry Edge told the Environment Audit Committee that he left his job over the Government's failure to reduce the use of potentially toxic flame retardants on furniture. Kristiina Cooper reports. You can hear more from Today in Parliament at 11.30pm on Radio 4.