Consumer Skills
26th April 2004


The General Consumer Council has launched two booklets for GCSE and A Level students. The booklets have been produced in co-operation with the Curriculum Council for Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) to provide students with a valuable information resource.

As well as a guide to the main consumer organisations, the booklets also provide a summary of important consumer laws. Both booklets follow CCEA's module specification and should prove a valuable tool for students completing GCSE and A Level assessments.


CCEA will be distributing the booklets through its distribution centres in August. The booklets are also available to download from and




  1. General Consumer Council media contact: Susie Brown, telephone, 028 9067 4807 or e-mail, [email protected]
  2. The General Consumer Council is an independent consumer organisation, working to bring about change to benefit Northern Ireland's consumers. The Council campaigns for high standards of service and protection and a fair deal for all. It also carries out research, gives advice and publishes reports and other publications. It deals with individual complaints about electricity, natural gas, coal and passenger transport.
  3. For more information, visit our website at