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Tuition fees, Green Deal scams, Gap insurance

New report suggests the planned rise in tuition fees in England may not save the taxpayer any money. Plus a look at green deal scams and pressure to buy gap insurance for your car.

A new report from the Institute of Fiscal Studies suggests the government's plans to increase tuition fees for students in England may not save the taxpayer any money. We'll talk to the author of the report.

Citizens Advice warns that seventy percent of queries to them about Green Deal are about scams.

We look at the idea of gap insurance - and whether high pressure sales pitches when you are buying a car should be allowed, and as two of the biggest TV shopping channels close - is it the end for the road for buying what you see.

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56 minutes


  • Tuition Fees

    A report claims government plans to revamp uni tuition fees won't save taxpayers money

    Duration: 06:14

  • Energy Bills

    We catch up with Walter Davies, who's fighting Npower for money he says they owe him

    Duration: 05:03

  • Green Deal

    Citizen's Advice says its inundated with queries about Green Deal scams

    Duration: 04:02

  • Shopping Channels

    We hear how 2 of the big TV shopping channels disappeared from our screens

    Duration: 03:22

  • House Renting Thievery

    Who has responsibility for the people viewing your property when on the rental market?

    Duration: 06:42

  • Gap Insurance

    A listener tells us how a car salesman became aggressive when he refused extra insurance

    Duration: 06:05

  • Shopping Channel

    Presenter Mark Ryes tells us about the final days at Shop at Bid and Price Drop TV

    Duration: 02:30

  • Phone Repairs

    Is it worth taking your phone to a repair shop instead of sending it to the manufacturer?

    Duration: 06:15

  • Small Claims Court

    Why are fewer people in England using the Small Claims Court?

    Duration: 06:15

  • Himalayan Tourism

    How the recent tragedy in Nepal could mean no more climbing Everest this season

    Duration: 03:48


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