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CTSI respond to consultations from government, business and other stakeholders on a diverse array of subjects. Our latest consultation responses can be accessed below, with a full record stored in the resource centre. Members interested in providing feedback to any of the ongoing consultations should contact policy@tsi.org.uk

[BIS] Improving the consumer landscape and quicker switching

Posted: 24/06/16

CTSI are concerned that there has been little or no consideration of vulnerable consumers within the consultation. 

[HMRC] Tobacco Illicit Trade Protocol – licensing of equipment and the supply chain

Posted: 17/05/16

CTSI listed and responded to applicable questions in this response.

[FCA] Review of the Retained Provisions of the Consumer Credit Act

Posted: 13/05/16

The Chartered trading Standards Institute welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Consumer Credit Act 1974 and what remains of a vital part of its tool kit in protecting consumers. 

[DEFRA] The ‘Farm Regulators’ Charter’

Posted: 11/05/16

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) welcomes this initiative and broadly supports the initiative to develop a new Farm Regulators’ Charter. We have been working with the Association of Chief Trading Standards Officers (ACTSO) to ensure their views have also been considered on this matter.

[BIS] Terms & Conditions and Consumer Protection Fining Powers

Posted: 25/04/16

CTSI would welcome changes to assist the relationship between consumers and businesses with clearer terms & conditions, and more consumer engagement with T&C. CTSI believes that this would enhance consumer confidence and reduce both the burden on business and consumer detriment. 

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