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Report of the Working Group on consumer and competition policy

Published: 10 Nov 2015
Part of:
Business, industry and innovation, Economy
ISBN:
9781785448119

Report considering how best to implement changes to the consumer and competition landscape.

34 page PDF

565.2kB

34 page PDF

565.2kB

Contents
Report of the Working Group on consumer and competition policy
Footnotes

34 page PDF

565.2kB

Footnotes

1. Unpublished research, Which?

2. Consumer Protection and Representation in an Independent Scotland: Options, Scottish Government, August 2013

3. Scotland's Economic Strategy, Scottish Government, March 2015

4. Consumer Protection and Representation in an Independent Scotland: Options, Scottish Government, August 2013

5. Made to Measure: an overview of trading standards services in Scotland, Accounts Commission, October 2002

6. Protecting Consumers, Accounts Commission, January 2013

7. Up to Standard?: a review of trading standards services in Scotland, Consumer Focus Scotland, June 2010

8. EU legislation on Alternative Dispute Resolution, May 2013

9., Consumer Detriment: Assessing the frequency and impact of consumer problems with goods and services, Office of Fair Trading, April 2008

10. Economic Research into Regulatory Restrictions in the Legal Profession, -a report for the Office of Fair Trading by Europe Economics , January 2013

11. EU legislation on Alternative Dispute Resolution, May 2013

12. Report of the Smith Commission for the further devolution of powers to the Scottish Parliament, The Smith Commission, November 2014

13. Scotland in the United Kingdom: An enduring settlement, HM Government, January 2015

14. Empowering and Protecting Consumers: Government's response to the consultation on institutional reform, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, April 2012.

15. Empowering and Protecting Consumers: Consultation on institutional changes for provision of consumer information, advice, education, advocacy and enforcement, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, June 2011.

16. Consumer Protection and Representation in an Independent Scotland: Options, Scottish Government, August 2013

17. Making consumer organisations work for consumers in Scotland, The Scottish Consumer Council, July 2004

18. Research is unpublished

19. Economic Research into Regulatory Restrictions in the Legal Profession - A Report for the Office of Fair Trading by Europe Economics, January 2013

20. EU legislation on Alternative Dispute Resolution, May 2013

21. Small Business, Enterprise & Employment Act 2015

22. One Working Group member, Anne Lavery wished to have her dissent with this recommendation recorded. The majority of members approved it.


Contact

Email: Peter Irving, peter.irving@gov.scot