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Welcome to CTSI's News Room. Here, you can browse through our latest consumer protection and trading standards news reports (below), or check out our archive of news articles from previous years.

Media Enquiries:  If you are a journalist, or representative of a media organisation, CTSI can provide expert opinion, comments and spokespeople on a wide range of Trading Standards, consumer protection and regulatory issues - or point you in the right direction. Please contact our press office on 01268 582240/07811244602 or pressoffice@tsi.org.uk who would be happy to assist.

CTSI welcomes Bill aimed at increasing consumer protection

Posted: 25/04/23

CTSI welcomes the publication of the draft Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers (DMCC) Bill particularly in relation to the potential for it to increase protection for consumers and level the playing field for business.

Number of young people smoking in North West falls to record low

Posted: 20/04/23

A new survey released today (Thursday, April 20) has found that the number of young people in the North West of England who smoke is down to 6% - the lowest level recorded.

CTSI warns of holiday and passport scams as travel season begins

Posted: 12/04/23

Holidaymakers are urged to be on the lookout for fraudsters using bogus social media ads and exploiting passport delays.

CTSI welcomes Government announcement on vaping

Posted: 11/04/23

CTSI welcomes the government's announcement, particularly given our recent campaigning and awareness raising on the issues around vaping

CTSI welcomes Government proposals to tackle challenges around vaping

Posted: 09/04/23

CTSI statement in response to the Department of Health and Social Care announcement made today.

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