The General Consumer Council is opposed to the privatisation of the Water Service calling instead for a new public water authority to be set up.1
Low-income energy consumers should get fair treatment. That was the call made today by Mrs Joan Whiteside, Chairman of the General Consumer Council.
Three all girl teams will battle for the title of Northern Ireland’s Young Consumer Champions on Friday 5 March at the Ulster Museum Belfast.
Bus and rail passengers are getting a raw deal. There should be no more fare increases until the quality of service improves according to the General Consumer Council, the passengers’ watchdog.
Buying a home - dream or nightmare?
Rows over funding must not be allowed to delay any further the setting up of a Food Standards Agency.
Consumers with cause for complaint don’t know who to contact - in fact, they show an alarming lack of awareness of watchdog bodies. That’s the worrying finding by the General Consumer Council in its latest publication “Consumers in the Dark”.
A major survey of people in Northern Ireland who have recently bought a house has just been completed by the General Consumer Council, the first of its kind. Preliminary results reveal a number of problems:
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