Happier House Hunting

in Consumer Skills

With house prices in Northern Ireland climbing by more than 10% a year, buyers are under pressure.  They should not have to face additional strain because the process is inefficient says the General Consumer Council.

Oil Trade Warned Over Misleading Ads

in Energy

The General Consumer Council today issued a warning following a meeting with oil industry chiefs over claims that oil was cheaper and safer than other fuels.

A Fresh Start For Safer Food

in Food

The Chairman of the General Consumer Council Mrs Joan Whiteside today welcomed the launch of the Food Standards Agency.

No Extra Tax On Air Travellers

in Transport

The Air Passenger Duty is an unfair tax on Northern Ireland travellers and the Government should drop plans to increase it, says the General Consumer Council, the passenger’s watchdog.

Salmonella: Action Must Be Taken Now

in Food

Commenting on today’s Salmonella warning from the Department of Health and Social Services and Public Safety, the Chairman of the Consumer Council Mrs Joan Whiteside said,

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