The Consumer Council and NICVA have welcomed the release of the final report of the CMA’s payday lending market investigation. The findings highlight a worrying lack of competition in the payday loan market and confirm the difficulties consumers face in comparing and choosing payday loan products.
- Personal Finances
Consumer Council consultation response to the Airports Commission Consultation
Consumer Council consultation response on the overseas letter post scheme - introduction of new international letters format.
Welcoming the price reduction announcement by Budget Energy Ltd, Aodhan O ‘Donnell, interim chief executive of The Consumer Council said “We had recently written to all electricity companies asking them to review their prices on the back of wholesale energy price reductions. Budget Energy's 60,000 customers will welcome their decision to reduce all current domestic tariffs by 5%. This reduction gives a typical Budget customer an annual saving of £32.”
Consumer Council response to Ofcom's Draft Annual Plan for 2015 - 2016.
Consumer Council and Citizens Advice Service (Citizens Advice and Citizens Advice Scotland) response to Royal Mail Access Pricing Review.