Consultation responses

TSI response (PDF 77.2KB). TSI states firmly that it does not wish to see any face-to-face marketing whatsoever during the smart meter installation process.
22 Nov 2011
TSI response (PDF 73KB). TSI supports the amalgamation of the Regulations across the UK in this brief response to a joint consultation from Defra, the Department of Agricultural and Rural Development Northern Ireland, the Scottish Government, and the Welsh Government. 
22 Nov 2011
TSI response (PDF 186KB). TSI believes that implementation of the Directive in the UK has been adequate (the word used in the questionnaire) and, in a wide-ranging response, raises a number of issues which it would like to see addressed in a revision of the Directive.   
14 Oct 2011
TSI response (PDF 109KB). TSI confines its comments to the proposed abolition of the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council (AJTC). TSI believes that, during a period of rapid change to the public sector and to the bodies in that sector, the interests of the public need to be safeguarded and the abolition of the AJTC would not be in these interests.   
7 Oct 2011
TSI response (pdf 116KB). TSI looks forward to being embraced in the proposed consultation exercise pertaining to trading standards and the proposal to test its fitness and appropriateness to be a service subject to open commissioning. The TSI view is that the UK is best served by a locally based but nationally cohesive trading standards service model and we would counsel against any proposals that may put that at risk.
30 Sep 2011
TSI response (pdf 310KB). TSI welcomes this institutional review by Government and generally agrees with its overarching aims. The UK needs a consumer policy delivery mechanism based on solid foundations - the Trading Standards Institute is that mechanism.
27 Sep 2011
TSI response (PDF 111KB). TSI agrees that action is needed to combat bovine TB. It believes that, should the culling of badgers take place, only the two methods proposed (controlled shooting and cage-trapping and shooting) should be used, and then only if they are considered humane. TSI supports the strict monitoring of culling to maintain humaneness.
15 Sep 2011
TSI response (PDF 111KB). TSI supports the proposed amendments and emphasises the need for high standards of animal welfare.
15 Sep 2011
TSI response (PDF 271KB). TSI welcomes the clear importance that the Government is placing on regulatory dellivery in its regulatory reform programme and gives examples of the work in which TSI is engaged in developing the future of regulatory enforcement.  
15 Sep 2011