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Issue 475 | TPI tansparency

Issue 475 | TPI tansparency

Kate Hill Kate Hill Senior Analyst

Energy and Climate Change CommitteeProtecting consumers: Making energy price comparison websites transparent 3 March 2015 On 28 February the Energy and Climate Change Committee (ECCC) published its report and formal minutes relating to the report on Protecting consumers: Making energy price comparison websites transparent. The report follows concerns about the way in which some price comparison websites are operating. Primary concerns relate to: the default presentation of deals by some websites; the misleading language used to provide consumers with a choice of which presentation to pick; the lack of transparency about commission arrangements; and the inadequate arrangements for regulatory oversight. The ECCC concluded ...

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