A team from Abbey Grammar School Newry won the coveted title of Northern Ireland’s Young Consumers 2001, beating off competition from Our Lady and St Patrick’s College Knock and Convent Grammar School Strabane. The quiz took place on Friday 2 March at the Ulster Museum Belfast.
Northern Ireland’s first ever consumer website was today celebrating being named as the best public information site in the UK.
Every adult in Northern Ireland is losing out on £180 a year because they do not know their consumer rights*.
Consumers are spending money at Christmas that they can’t afford - and they don’t even enjoy doing it.
Three school pupils should not be squeezed into bus seats designed for two, according to the General Consumer Council, the passenger watchdog.
The increase in routes and flights offered by ¡¥no frills¡¦ airlines (easyJet and Go) has come at the right time, according to the General Consumer Council - the passenger watchdog. A new survey released by the Council shows that Northern Ireland passengers often pay more to fly than passengers from Scotland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland.
The General Consumer Council today criticised the latest round of coal price rises, due to take effect next Monday 30th October.
In launching its Annual Report today, the General Consumer Council announced a major new project focusing on why the poor pay more.
Many customers of Phoenix Natural Gas could end up losers following the price increases, warned the General Consumer Council, the independent energy watchdog.
The General Consumer Council, the passenger’s watchdog, is pleased that two out of three of the Railways Task Force options give our railway a positive future.
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