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BBC Radio Ulster's On Your Behalf is a weekly programme presented by me, Linda McAuley, investigating your consumer issues.

BBC Radio Ulster's On Your Behalf is a weekly programme presented by me, Linda McAuley, investigating your consumer issues.
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London, United Kingdom

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BBC

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BBC Radio Ulster's On Your Behalf is a weekly programme presented by me, Linda McAuley, investigating your consumer issues.

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English


Episodes

The Scouts Consumer Badge, Fighting Fake News and Victory For Roy!

11/11/2017
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Noel Thompson introduces the consumer Scouts! Consumers are getting younger these days and the Islandmagee Scouts will learn about their rights and managing their money with this new badge. Heather Monteverdi will be in the studio talking about cyber-chondria and combating fake news and misdiagnosis, plus Linda visits the Children's Law Centre to speak to Eamonn McNally about the good work it does and the vital role of the Children in Need funding they receive ahead of the Children in Need...

Duration: 00:42:05


Who Pays For The Big Wind? Storm Ophelia's Damage, BT's 90s Internet Speeds and Why Do You Need A Will?

11/4/2017
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This week we talk to people out of pocket because of Storm Ophelia - The runaway trolley that caused 14 hundred pounds worth of damage and the cancelled train journey that cost listeners £16. Who pays for the big wind? Also, have you made a will? More than half of parents here, more than in any other part of the UK, haven't got one. Why do you need one? And what happens if you die without one. Plus the man whose internet speed is more like the 90's but his neighbours are on high speed...

Duration: 00:41:29


The woman who lost £120,000 over four years to scammers, Energy Saving Week and BT landline price cuts.

10/28/2017
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The woman who lost £120,000 to scams, Damien Doherty explains why so many fall for scam letters, emails and phone calls. We explore how to save money on the cost of energy during Energy Saving Week. Plus BT reduce the price of their line rental for landline only customers by £7, good news for consumers as the best deals have usually been reserved for bundle customers.

Duration: 00:42:11


Is Universal Credit A Universal Problem? And Belfast Citizens Advice Want You!

10/21/2017
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It has now been a month since Universal Credit was introduced in Limavady and it has reached Ballymoney and is due to move across Northern Ireland over the next ten months. According to the government it has been designed to simplify benefits from six into one and make work pay. However, the experience in England has set alarm bells ringing - the length of the waiting time from when you can claim until you can get the money and there are many stories of people getting further into debt....

Duration: 00:41:48