Policy paper

Consumer prepayments on retailer insolvency: government response to the Law Commission report

The government's response sets out its position on the Law Commission’s report on consumer prepayments on retailer insolvency.

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Law Commission Report on consumer prepayments on retailer insolvency: government response

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In September 2014 the government asked the Law Commission (LC) to examine the protections given to consumer prepayments and consider whether such protections should be strengthened.

The Law Commission reported in 2016. The government’s response:

  • sets out its position on the recommendations
  • announces its intention to legislate to protect the money consumers put into Christmas Savings Clubs
Published 27 December 2018