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 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."

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