Mum’s refund joy over washer

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A SINGLE mum is set to beat the washday blues after an appliance shop boss promised to honour the Sales of Goods Act.

Lee Johnson, boss of Lee’s Appliances, Firth Park, said Samantha Cooke could have a replacement washing machine, with no charge for collection.

Or, if she hired an independent engineer who found a fault in her machine, she could have a full refund.

His offer came after Samantha ran into problems after spending £130 on a second-hand Beko.

The mum-of-two – who has one son with autism and one who is physically disabled – says the washer did not work properly from the day it was delivered.

She contacted Action Desk after failing to obtain a satisfactory response from the shop.

Mr Johnson said he had been on holiday for two weeks and then he’d had flu.

The Sale of Goods Act states that if an item is not fit for purpose or faulty, you can demand a refund whether it is new or secondhand.