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Report of the Working Group on consumer and competition policy

Published: 10 Nov 2015

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

34 page PDF

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34 page PDF

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Report of the Working Group on consumer and competition policy
Annex A: Membership

34 page PDF

565.2 kB

Annex A: Membership

The Working Group

Rick Hill MBE - Chair

Sheena Brown - Scottish Government

Peter Freeman CBE- Personal capacity

Richard Khaldi - Personal capacity

Susan Love - Policy Manager for Scotland - Federation of Small Businesses

Margaret Lynch - CEO, Citizens Advice Scotland (was replaced by Anne Lavery from 3 September 2015)

Jim Martin - Ombudsman, Scottish Public Services Ombudsman

Trisha McAuley OBE - Consultant

Pete Moorey - Head of Campaigns, Which?

Fiona Richardson - Chief Officer, Trading Standards Scotland

Lewis Shand Smith - Chief Ombudsman, Ombudsman Services

Douglas Sinclair CBE- Chair, Accounts Commission


Jamie Steed - Scottish Government

Advice Expert Panel

Margaret Lynch - Citizen Advice Scotland - Chair

Susan McPhee - Citizen Advice Scotland (replaced by Sarah Beattie Smith at the second expert panel)

James Fowlie - COSLA

Julie McCarron - Trading Standards Scotland (spokesperson)

Robert Samson - Transport Focus

Zoe Hollywood - Scottish Government support

Advocacy Expert Panel

Pete Moorey - Which? - Chair

Ken Daly - Society of Chief Officers of Trading Standards in Scotland

Ian Tait - Water Industry Commission for Scotland

Gareth Williams - SCDI

Trisha McAuley OBE- Consultant

Lucy Reid - Scottish Government support

Competition Expert Panel

Richard Khaldi - Chair

Colin Borland - Federation of Small Businesses

Michael Dean - Maclay Murray & Spens LLP

Jeremy Peat OBE -Hon Prof Strathclyde International Public Policy Institute

Graeme Young - CMS Cameron McKenna LLP

Lorraine King - Scottish Government support

Enforcement Expert Panel

Douglas Sinclair CBE - Accounts Commission - Chair

Val Malloch - Scottish Public Services Ombudsman

Fiona Richards - Trading Standards Scotland

Gordon Robb - Society of Chief Officers of Trading Standards in Scotland

Matt Vickers - Ombudsman Services

Andrew McConnell - Scottish Government support

Redress Expert Panel

Jim Martin - SPSO - Chair

Lauren Bruce - CAS

Gordon Downie - Shepherd & Wedderburn

Cowan Ervine - University of Dundee

Sarah O'Neill - Consultant

Lewis Shand Smith - Ombudsman Services

Jamie Steed - Scottish Government support


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