In this monthly series we take look at the breadth of trading standards’ remit and argue the importance of politicians understanding the service better.
Last month we… 461 more words
The appointment of new peers last week has pushed the size of the Lords to its greatest since it was last reformed in 1999. Meg Russell… 1,339 more words
The Prime Minister has angered peers by appointing Baroness Stowell as Leader of the House of Lords without appointing her to the Cabinet. In a scathing debate last Monday David Cameron was criticised for diminishing the status of the Lords Leader, and thus the chamber itself. 963 more words
In July, we were surprised by a niche and unusual parliamentary question related to trading standards. We look at the breadth of trading standards’ remit and argue the importance of politicians understanding the service better: 471 more words
How well do consumers understand their rights when buying goods and services, and does it matter? Two pieces of research released this summer draw very different conclusions about consumers’ understanding of their rights – we explore the reasons why. 497 more words
TSI’s policy and parliamentary executive Melissa Dring explains the importance of Early Day Motions.
Last week, Stephen Lloyd MP tabled our second Early Day Motion (EDM) of the year. 516 more words