We appreciate the opportunity to participate in this BIS consultation on a new consumer rights bill regarding the supply of goods, services and digital content.
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Consumer Council Brief on the Office of Fair Trading Call for Information on the UK Petrol and Diese
The Consumer Council is an independent consumer organisation, working to bring about change to benefit Northern Ireland (NI) consumers. Our aim is to make the consumer voice heard and make it count.
Consultation on the implementation of EU Regulation 1177/2010 concerning the rights of passengers wh
The Consumer Council agrees with the proposed approach for handling passenger complaints outlined in the consultation document.
The Consumer Council is to meet with the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) (Tuesday) to discuss the petrol and diesel sector and present the results of a recent survey highlighting the concerns of Northern Ireland consumers following a recent OFT call for information. The Consumer Council will tell the OFT that 82 per cent of those surveyed have changed their driving behaviour in response to the rising costs of fuel¹.
A range of organisations including the Consumer Council, Bryson Energy, part of the Bryson Charitable Group, Fold Housing Association and Derry City Council have come together to work on an innovative energy brokering pilot project in a bid to lower prices for consumers. The Pilot commences in October and will last for six months when it will be evaluated and potentially rolled out widely across Northern Ireland.
Government policy aims to make public transport people’s first choice, not last
The Consumer Council today is calling on all business and farm owners interested in saving money and helping the environment to get involved in ‘Water Champions’, a campaign launched today (25 October, 2012) in partnership with NI Water and Invest Northern Ireland.
From 1 October 2012, anyone who books an ATOL protected holiday or flight must be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. The ATOL Certificate is a standardised document which makes it clear how the trip is protected and who it is protected by.
DETI Consultation on revised procedure for electricity and natural gas licence modifications and app
The Consumer Council welcomes the opportunity to respond to this
The Consumer Council welcomes the Court of Justice of the European Union ruling, which entitles passengers who have had their flights delayed by three hours or more to compensation, where the cause of the delay has been within the control of the airline1.