As the UK Government announced that credit union rules in Great Britain (GB) will be updated to make it easier for consumers to get affordable credit, the Consumer Council today called for the Enterprise, Trade and Investment Committee to consider the inclusion of these key developments in its Inquiry into the Role and Potential of Credit Unions. The Consumer Council wants to ensure that credit unions here are not allowed to lag further behind the rest of the UK in the powers they have to meet the needs of their existing and new customers.
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Nearly all of us use taxis at some time – they play a vital role in getting us all to work, hospital appointments or a night on the town. They are also a lifeline for the 56,000 people who have no other way to get about . But, how many of us could spot an illegal taxi or ask the driver what the fare will be? Today sees the launch of the “Consumer Council’s Guide to Taking Taxis” the latest in a series of handy travel guides to help consumers get the most from public transport.