Consumer Councils

Consumer Councils

advisory bodies which arose out of old nationalized industries. The most significant are the Railway Passengers Council (Transport Act 2000) and Postwatch and Postwatch Scotland (Postal Services Act 2000).
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The Health Quality & Safety Commission is pleased to see that some district health boards (DHBs) have already formed consumer councils made up entirely of consumer representatives, while others are in development.
A national network has recently been formed consisting of consumer council chairs, members and staff involved in supporting and developing consumer councils.
mutual support and information sharing about consumer councils and consumer engagement supporting the development of consumer councils in areas where they are not established developing shared resources relating to consumer councils, consumer engagement and co-design.
The three consumer councils say the industry is failing to regulate itself effectively, despite no fewer than 11 attempts to raise standards during the past 30 years.
The car repair industry has been threatened with a supercomplaint by the National Consumer Council over shoddy service and rip-off charges.
The three consumer councils say the industry is failing to regulate itself effectively despite no fewer than 11 attempts to raise standards during the past 30 years.
THE car repair industry is today threatened with a 'supercomplaint' by the National Consumer Council (NCC) over 'shoddy service and rip-off charges'.
Its aim was to balance the interests of consumers and shareholders, give regulators new powers and set up consumer councils for each utility sector.
National Consumer Council chief Anna Bradley said: "This 11th hour change of mind is a major setback for consumers.
The national China Consumer Council is supportive of the GDCC-BBBOnLine agreement and has stated that it intends to use GDCC's experience as a model for other consumer councils in China.
A part of a national network of consumer councils in China called, Guangdong Consumer Council operates the largest "315" or provincial consumer council program ("GD-315").
One of BBBOnLine MOUs is with the Guangdong Consumer Council (GDCC) of China.

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