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26 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 18 January 2012

Shari Vahl presents Radio 4's Consumer Affairs Programme. We explore the complexities of diagnosing whiplash and why Ryanair will add 25p to all bookings from next week.


5 items
  • Whiplash

    We respond to Jack Straw who last week said that most claims for whiplash after car accidents are invented.

  • Online Piracy

    Wikipedia and other websites have taken their content offline in a 24 hour 'blackout' to protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act being debated in the States. Will other companies follow suit?

  • Means-testing

    The Public Accounts Committee has criticised the system for implementing means-testing for benefits.

  • Ryanair Green Tax Levy

    Ryanair have brought in a levy to pay for a European green tax scheme. What are other airlines doing?

  • Meat free

    We are eating less meat - why? What are we eating instead?


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