The Consumer Council says it hopes the arrival of new electricity supplier, Airtricity, into the domestic market, will help to reduce overall electricity prices - which will consequently help in the fight against fuel poverty in Northern Ireland - and that it will bring improved levels of customer satisfaction.
70 per cent of passengers feel they don’t know their rights if their flight is delayed or cancelled . This is just one of the findings from the Consumer Council’s latest research report ‘Flights and Rights’ launched today (Thursday, 20 May). The report looks at how much air passengers actually know about their rights and their attitudes towards air travel.
The Consumer Council’s new ‘Informator Rady Konsumentów Porady dla rodziców’ (Money Tips For Parents) publication is designed to help parents equip their children with the skills to budget and manage their money as they grow up. Working with ethnic minority groups the Consumer Council has translated Money Tips for Parents into five languages: Polish, Portuguese, Lithuanian; Chinese and Slovakian.
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Robin Greer commenting in yesterday’s News Letter on the proposed sale of Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) to Electricity Supply Board (ESB) opined that the Consumer Council ‘had barely even mewed’ on the issue.
The Consumer Council is calling on the fuel industry and Government to explain why Northern Ireland Consumers are now paying at least £10 more to fill their cars compared this time last year .