‘All private landlords should install carbon monoxide detectors’ – Ritchie

Posted by
marketing.newrytimes@gmail.com
Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
Politics
SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has called on the Government and NI Executive to require all private landlords to install carbon monoxide detectors in rented accommodation. Margaret RitchieSpeaking to Newry Times, she said, “Around 50 people a year die of carbon monoxide poisoning in Britain and Northern Ireland. This is unacceptable. “As the representative of a constituency that has suffered too many tragic gas related deaths in recent years, I am determined to make the Government and Executive take action.” She continued, “Gas-detectors save lives. Just as no responsible home-owner or renter would consider going without a fire alarm, so must gas-detectors become the ‘default state’ for all households in Northern Ireland.
Article continues below:
July 2016“The Executive must take the first step to achieving this by following the Scottish Government’s example and requiring all landlords to install gas detectors in rented accommodation,” Ritchie added.

Would you like to advertise your business on Newry Times and reach thousands of people every day? Contact the Newry Times office on 028 4062 6520 or email Paul: editor@newrytimes.com

Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed

-->

This website does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings.

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 16/01/2017. If you have any questions feel free to contact Newry Times by emailing editor@newrytimes.com

Log in