Labour pledge to cap credit card interest a 'positive step', says MSE's Martin Lewis
MSE founder Martin Lewis has welcomed Labour's pledge to cap credit card interest
25 September 2017
May and Corbyn promise consumers won't lose out from Brexit, as party leaders take part in MSE debate
Current EU consumer law for individuals will be enshrined in new UK law post-Brexit, both major parties have promised
31 May 2017
Ofgem to be given powers to cut energy prices, under Labour plans
Ofgem will be given powers to order suppliers to cut prices by the end of the year if Labour wins the general election
13 March 2015
Ed Miliband backs MSE's call to ban payday loan ads from kids' TV
Labour's leader warns he will change the law if his party is elected and advertising watchdogs don't act
11 November 2013
Tax payday lenders to boost credit unions, Ed Miliband says
Labour leader Ed Miliband says his party will tax the profits of payday lenders if it wins 2015's election
17 October 2013
We'll freeze energy prices, Ed Miliband tells Labour conference
Gas and electricity prices will be frozen for 20 months if Labour wins the 2015 election, Ed Miliband says
24 September 2013
Payday loan costs can be capped by new watchdog
A Government amendment to the Financial Services Bill confirms the FCA will have the power to cap payday loan costs
5 December 2012
Clamour to postpone fuel duty rise grows
Labour is calling on the Government to delay the planned 3p-a-litre increase in fuel duty in a Commons vote today
12 November 2012
Energy firms must offer (not give) cheapest deals, says Ofgem
Regulator Ofgem plans to force suppliers to offer their cheapest tariff to customers, in the latest energy development
19 October 2012
Ed Balls: 4G mobile sale should fund housing boost
Balls will also use his party conference speech to state Labour could not reverse spending cuts immediately, if in power
1 October 2012
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