Department for Transport
New railcard to extend child fares to 16 and 17-year-olds
A new railcard will be launched this year to let 16 and 17-year-olds buy half-price train tickets, the Government has announced
2 January 2019
Commuters caught in May's train chaos should receive a discount on next year's travel, MPs say
Commuters travelling on the worst affected routes during May's timetable chaos should receive a discount on next year's travel, a group of MPs has said
4 December 2018
Pothole damage payouts double after harsh winter
The number of successful pothole claims following incidents on motorways or major A roads more than doubled in the last financial year, according to new figures from Highways England.
22 November 2018
Extra compensation for Great Northern, Northern, Thameslink and TP Express commuters due in July
Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling has announced further details about the scheme
20 June 2018
Passengers set for extra compensation after train timetable chaos
Commuters on Great Northern, Thameslink and Northern trains could soon be eligible for an extra lump sum of compensation
5 June 2018
Most train ticket machines STILL not telling passengers about cheaper fares
Passengers are still not being told they could get a cheaper fare at 70% of train station ticket machines
22 December 2017
Is lipstick really a liquid? Airports enforce different make-up security rules
Varying airport security rules are forcing holidaymakers to cram cosmetics such as lipstick into their 'liquids' bags
24 August 2017
Southern Rail commuters seek judicial review into the Government's handling of the crisis
The Association of British Commuters wants a judge to consider whether the Department for Transport has acted lawfully
2 February 2017
Refunds for packed trains and broken toilets now a possibility following legal extension – what you need to know
Train passengers may now be able to claim a refund for issues other than delays – such as overcrowding and broken loos
3 October 2016
VW scandal: motorists 'won't pay more road tax'
Motorists won't have to pay more in road tax if their vehicles are fitted with software used to cheat emissions tests
2 October 2015
28 July 2021
New. Broadband price war
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Travel insurance from £9/week
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New. Help if you're 'pinged' or told to isolate
Martin's video explainer
Slash PCR travel test costs to £40
Avoid £100+ fees
'I reclaimed £3,500 in packaged bank fees'
'...going back to 1990'
15 summer cinema savers
Incl £2.50 entry & free O2 Monday tickets
Updated. Should you join diesel compensation claims?
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Online Safety Bill 'doomed to fail' unless it includes scam adverts, say Martin Lewis and campaigners29 July 2021The government's Online Safety Bill is "doomed to fail" and will leave millions of internet users in danger of losing money and/ or sensitive information if it does not include protection from paid-for scam adverts, warn campaigners.
29 July 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
Most employees feel they are financially better off now than at the start of the pandemic, finds new MSE poll28 July 2021More than two in three employees in full-time or part-time work say they're financially better off now than at the start of the coronavirus pandemic – but only one in three of those who are self-employed feel the same, a new MoneySavingExpert.com poll has found.
28 July 2021Lloyds Bank has launched a new credit card that enables holders to earn 0.25% cashback on up to £4,000 of annual spending and 0.5% above, with no cap on how much you can earn. You can also earn a £20 bonus if you spend £1,000 in the first 90 days. But Lloyds' cashback rate can be beaten by American Express - here's how it compares.
Card providers to 'reserve' up to £100 when you pay at supermarket fuel pumps – here's what's happening27 July 2021Motorists paying for fuel at automated supermarket pumps across the UK now face having up to £100 on their debit or credit card temporarily "reserved" while they fill up
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
27 July 2021
22 July 2021
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