The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (the Committee) has today (Friday, 30 November 2012) published its report, ‘An Air Transport Strategy for Northern Ireland’ after hearing evidence from a range of stakeholders including the Consumer Council.
Christmas can be an expensive time of year so the Consumer Council wants to remind consumers of the safest ways to pay for goods and services so that their hard earned cash and purchases are protected during the festive period.
The CEO of the Consumer Council, Antoinette McKeown has expressed concern at the news today that NIE and the Utility Regulator have failed to come to an agreement regarding a price control for the distribution and transmission of electricity in NI (RP5 price control).
The Consumer Council is calling on local communities in the Ballymoney, Moyle, Coleraine and Limavady areas to help identify ongoing water and sewerage issues.
The Consumer Council has given local advice and community workers the opportunity to brush up on their knowledge of cross-border shoppers’ rights at a free workshop in Newry, delivered in partnership with the European Consumer Centre (ECC), Ireland and Trading Standards Service (TSS).
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