The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) was responsible for protecting consumer interests throughout the UK. Its responsibilities have been passed to a number of different organisations.

View the closed OFT site in the UK Government Web Archive.

Use services and information now provided by other organisations

Consumer rights

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Anti-competitive behaviour and issues with market sectors

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History of OFT

OFT was a non-ministerial department. It existed from 1973 to 1 April 2014. OFT’s responsibilities passed to a number of different organisations when it closed.