We undertake research to understand and communicate current and future consumer issues in Northern Ireland. This insight is used to inform, to advocate for change, and where possible, to improve the lives of consumers in the region.
In early 2014, the Consumer Council for Northern Ireland commissioned Social Market Research to undertake research on energy and monetary affairs issues. The SMR report can be found here.
- Personal Finances
Consultation on the independent review of Economic Policy (DETI and Invest NI)
- Consumer Skills
The Consumer Council supports the Department for Transport (the Department) in its key objective of ensuring that the UK’s air links continue to make it one of the best connected countries in the world.
A Consumer Council research report into the attitudes and concerns of a Northern Ireland consumer in 2010.
Consumer Council consultation response to the Utility Regulator's Review of Electricity Distribution and Transmission Connections Policy.
During the winter of 2012/13 the Consumer Council conducted research into consumers’ views on flooding and flood insurance.
WRAS consultation on 'Keeping Water Safe in Premises' - Water Suppliers' National Enforcement Policy