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  1. 21 Apr 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said today’s report by OFCOM strengthens the recent CAS campaign for action to stop the telecommunications industry ripping off its customers.

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  2. 20 Apr 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said today’s landmark High Court court decision against the British Bankers’ Association is a major victory for consumers and for fairness.

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  3. 20 Apr 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have backed a report today from the charity Crisis which shows that government changes to Housing Benefit could lead to an increase in homelessness. The change will see HB claimants in some parts of Scotland losing more than £54 per week.

  4. 7 Apr 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said the increases in the minumum wage will barely off-set the rise in the cost of living for many vulnerable people.

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  5. 5 Apr 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have shown today that many Scots are being ‘ripped-off in their own homes’ by telephone and internet providers.

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  6. 3 Apr 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said the government’s plans to extend a flawed benefit reform to huge numbers of sick and disabled people are ‘deeply worrying.’

  7. 30 Mar 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said the fact that Scotland has six of the top 10 UK towns most in debt shows the extent of the debt crisis here.

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  8. 29 Mar 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have welcomed OFGEM’s announcement today of a 30-day notice period before fuel companies can impose price hikes on consumers, but have warned that the cost of fuel itself must also be addressed.

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  9. 23 Mar 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said there is nothing in the budget that will really help people who are struggling financially, and that the government does not understand the extent of the problems many families are facing.

  10. 22 Mar 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said the Budget should help people through the difficult economic times, and not target them with further cuts.

  11. 21 Mar 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have welcomed OFGEM’s clamp-down today on the major gas and electricity companies over the issue of high fuel prices.

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  12. 16 Mar 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said today’s decrease in the unemployment figures masks the extent of the economic crisis for those on short-term and part-time contracts.

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  13. 10 Mar 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have expressed concern at the resignation of Graham Blount as Chair of the Fuel Poverty Forum. Rev Blount resigned today in a letter to Communities Minister Alex Neil, in which he said the government has been excluding the Forum from key discussions. CAS is a member of the Forum.

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  14. 10 Mar 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have backed the Office of Fair Trading’s Guidance on Debt Collection – which has been opened for consultation today.

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  15. 8 Mar 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said today’s homelessness figures show that young adults and children are the worst affected, with 57% of those applying as homeless now shown to be under the age of 25.

  16. 24 Feb 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said the announcement of huge profits by British Gas should lead to a fairer deal for the consumer, and that the government should consider tougher regulations on the industry if necessary to make this happen.

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  17. 19 Feb 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said that the major High Street banks need to ‘get their act together’ and treat their customers better, following claims today by ‘Consumer Focus’ that less than half of those who make a complaint to their bank are satisfied with the response.

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  18. 17 Feb 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said that the new Welfare Reform Bill must be about making life better for those who are most in need, and that its efforts to get people into work will depend on more jobs being available.

  19. 17 Feb 2011

    Leading members of the Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform (SCoWR) today responded with concern to the UK Government’s welfare reform bill.

  20. 16 Feb 2011

    Today’s unemployment figures show that too many Scots are out of work, according to Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

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