Consultation outcome

Review of consumer protection measures applying to ticket resale: call for evidence

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

Feedback received

Secondary ticketing review: responses from individuals (group 1)

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Secondary ticketing review: responses from individuals (group 2)

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Secondary ticketing review: responses from individuals (group 3)

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Secondary ticketing review: responses from individuals (group 4)

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Secondary ticketing review: responses from individuals (group 5)

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Secondary ticketing review: responses from individuals (set format)

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Secondary ticketing review: responses from organisations

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Secondary ticketing review: responses from Parliamentarians

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Detail of feedback received

There were around 1,100 responses to the call for evidence. These came from:

  • individuals
  • organisations
  • Parliamentarians

The responses were considered as part of the review, which was published in May 2016.

Original consultation

Summary

A call for evidence on consumer protection measures applying to the re-sale of tickets for entertainment and sporting events.

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Consultation description

The government has announced that Professor Michael Waterson is to chair the review of consumer protection measures in the online ticket resale market for events. This Review is required by the Consumer Rights Act 2015. A call for evidence has been issued.

The Review is focusing on the secondary ticket market for re-sale of tickets for UK sporting, entertainment and cultural events. The call for evidence is to enable the Review to look more closely at consumer issues and secondary ticketing.

The Review would particularly welcome responses from event organisers, primary and secondary ticket sellers, online resale market businesses and enforcement bodies. However, anyone can respond, and all responses will be considered.

Documents

Secondary ticketing - call for evidence

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Published 13 October 2015
Last updated 13 March 2017 + show all updates
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