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CTSI response to appointment of new consumer minister
Responding to the appointment of Margot James as minister for small business, consumers, and corporate responsibility, Leon Livermore, chief executive of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute, said:
Warning over criminals posing as officials
People are being urged to guard themselves against fake officials after an elderly couple lost £900,000 in scam - involving a bogus trading standards officer.
Winner of national toy design competition announced
A teenager has scooped the top prize in a national competition that aims to raise children's awareness of consumer issues and aspects of product safety.
CTSI referendum statement
Leon Livermore, CTSI chief executive, said: “The EU has been good for consumers and many of our consumer rights and product safety laws come from the EU.
Banking specialist saves couple from potential £1m fraud
Trading standards experts have praised a banking specialist that saved a vulnerable couple who were being repeatedly targeted by scammers and were set to lose their £1 million life savings.