1. NEWS

    06 Jun 2019 12:45

    New consumer organisation

    Legislation published to create Consumer Scotland.

  2. Publication

    06 Jun 2019

    Consumer Scotland Bill: business and regulatory impact assessment

    Business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA) for the Consumer Scotland Bill introduced into Parliament on 5 June 2019.

  3. Publication

    06 Jun 2019

    Consumer Scotland Bill: child rights and wellbeing impact assessment

    Child rights and wellbeing impact assessment (CRWIA) for the Consumer Scotland Bill.

  4. Publication

    06 Jun 2019

    Consumer Scotland Bill: Fairer Scotland Duty assessment

    Fairer Scotland Duty impact assessment for the Consumer Scotland Bill.

  5. NEWS

    15 May 2019 12:38

    New consumer advice service launched

    Advice on purchasing products both online and in shops.

  6. Consultation analysis

    30 Nov 2018

    Consultation on a consumer body for Scotland: analysis of responses

    Analysis of responses received to our consultation on the proposed powers and functions of a new statutory body, Consumer Scotland. The consultation was open between July and September 2018.

  7. Strategy/plan

    26 Nov 2018

    Fairer parcel deliveries: action plan

    Action plan outlining our committment to tackling unfair parcel delivery charges.

  8. Consultation paper

    04 Jul 2018

    Consultation to establish a consumer body for Scotland

    The purpose of this consultation is to gather views from stakeholders on the proposed powers and functions of a new consumer body, called Consumer Scotland.

  9. NEWS

    11 Dec 2017 00:01

    Improving welfare for Scotland’s homeless pets

    Consultation on pet rescue centres.

  10. NEWS

    16 Oct 2017 09:10

    Stopping nuisance calls

    1,200 vulnerable people will be protected.

  11. Strategy/plan

    11 Sep 2017

    Scotland's Nuisance Calls Commission: our response and action plan

    Response to Scotland’s Nuisance Calls Commission, with actions to empower and protect individuals and encourage better business behaviour.

  12. NEWS

    28 Aug 2017 10:00

    Future of Crofting

    Views sought on legislative changes.

  13. NEWS

    12 Mar 2017 00:01

    Reducing nuisance calls

    Brown: UK Government must do more.

  14. NEWS

    18 Jan 2017 00:01

    Reducing nuisance calls

    Steps to combat issue to be discussed at second Nuisance Call Commission.

  15. Strategy/plan

    13 Dec 2016

    Delivering better outcomes for consumers and businesses in Scotland

    Provides details of our recently devolved consumer and competition powers.

  16. NEWS

    27 Nov 2016 00:01

    Reducing nuisance calls

    Steps to combat issue to be discussed at industry-first summit.

  17. NEWS

    07 Oct 2016 10:00

    Scotland gets low-carbon cosy

    More renewable heat than ever before.

  18. NEWS

    27 Sep 2016 09:30

    Life for people in Scotland in 2015

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  19. NEWS

    29 Jun 2016 12:12

    Nuisance calls summit

    Scottish Government brings experts together to tackle the problem.

  20. Research and analysis

    28 Jun 2016

    Ensuring that markets work well for businesses and consumers – a strategic assessment of markets in Scotland

    Our first step in identifying markets where Scottish consumers may not be getting a fair deal.

  21. Corporate report

    23 Mar 2016

    Response to the Working Group on consumer and competition policy

    Our initial response to the Working Group's final report on consumer protection and competition policy.

  22. Independent report

    10 Nov 2015

    Report of the Working Group on consumer and competition policy

    Report considering how best to implement changes to the consumer and competition landscape.