What power the council?

Ray, Devraj
February 2014
Money Marketing;2/27/2014, p27
The article discusses mortgage brokers' concern over the British government's decision to transfer the regulation of estate agents from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the trading standards arm of Powys County Council in Wales. Topics addressed include the OFT's disbanding in April 2014, concerns that estate agents are engaging in unfair practices, and questions about a local council's ability to oversee the mortgage industry.


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