Briefing on the Office of Fair Trading finds on their call for evidence into the private car insuran
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Following its announcement in March this year that irregular payments were found to have been paid to some staff, the Consumer Council says work to address the issue has concluded.
The Consumer Council has today launched its report examining the perceptions and experiences of ferry passengers in Northern Ireland (NI). The report contains recommendations that are aimed at improving value for money for passengers, making sure passengers with a disability or reduced mobility are able to access ferry services and ensuring all passengers are made aware of their rights under new legislation which comes into force next year.
The Fuel Poverty Coalition has today launched a petition calling on the NI Executive to use the final Programme for Government 2011-2015 to tackle fuel poverty in a comprehensive and sustained way.
The Consumer Council will be holding an event in Steelstown GAA Club Hall on Thursday 15 December to help people manage their money in the run up to Christmas. The family day will be full of fun activities to keep the children entertained as well as quizzes designed to help people think about the way they spend money.
As the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) today (14 Dec, 2011) publishes the results of its investigation into the car insurance market in the UK , the Consumer Council says the high cost of car insurance in Northern Ireland (NI) must be tackled. The report shows that in 2010, consumers living in rural areas of NI paid between 30 and 70 per cent more for their car insurance, compared to consumers in rural areas of GB.
Response to Utility Regulators consultation on Network Price Controls: Proposals for a Cross-Utility