Copycat websites can charge £1,000 more - Chris Evans MP
Parliament will debate whether the UK Government should step up its efforts to tackle so-called copycat websites of Government services.
These websites mean some people who are looking to renew their car tax, get a driving licence or a passport, can end up paying added and unnecessary fees.
Islwyn MP Chris Evans has called a Westminster Hall debate to challenge the UK Government to step up its efforts to tackle copycat websites of Government services.
These websites charge up to £1,000 extra for Government services and often do so legally.
He also wants a campaign to warn people about the difference between official government websites - which always end with gov.uk - and unofficial ones, which could sometimes appear high up in search engines.
Mr Evans said these were a rip-off and people were often left too embarrassed to complain or let others know.
28 Oct 2014