Consumer Council Criticises Gas Price Rises

in Energy

The General Consumer Council today hit out at price increases announced by Phoenix Natural Gas, claiming that they may be unfair to certain consumers.  The figures listed by Phoenix in their Home Energy Comparison table show increases of up to 8.5%.

Better Rail Services For A Better Future

in Transport

In its submission to the Railways Task Force the General Consumer Council says that a first rate rail service should be the backbone of Northern Ireland’s public transport system.

Council Calls For Safer Food

in Food

With salmonella poisoning rising in Northern Ireland while falling in the rest of the UK, the debate about genetically modified food intensifying, and concern over food allergies increasing, the General Consumer Council has called for urgent action to protect the public.

Public Transport Crisis Deepens

in Transport

Cutbacks in bus and rail services starting next week will deepen Ulster’s public transport crisis, according to the General Consumer Council, the passenger’s watchdog.

Railways Must Be Rescued

in Transport

After years of neglect the money must be found to carry out essential railway safety measures according to the General Consumer Council, the passenger’s watchdog.

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.

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