The UK Government has been criticised as “out of touch” for failing to introduce legislation to prevent customers in the north of Scotland being ripped-off with excess delivery fees.
Another 100 companies have been accused of fleecing customers across the north of Scotland with excess delivery charges.
An action plan has been drawn up to help tackle unfair charges to deliver goods to customers in the north and north-east.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has revealed that a summit will be held next month to draw up fresh plans for action to tackle “unfair and excessive” delivery charges.
Online retail giant eBay has pledged to take action to clamp down on “absurd and excessive” surcharges on goods delivered to the north of Scotland.
The world’s biggest auction website has taken action to prevent businesses from hammering north residents with excessive delivery charges.
A customer has been given compensation after being hit with an excessive delivery charge while shopping on Amazon.
Moray mums could be left disappointed on Mother’s Day after it emerged fresh flowers are among items retailers will not deliver to parts of the north and north-east.
A UK minister has been left “red-faced” after she appeared to forget having been contacted by the Scottish Government over unfair delivery charges.
More than 120 “rip-off” companies have been reported by Moray MSP Richard Lochhead as part of a campaign to end unfair delivery charges.
The “galling” extra delivery costs paid out by people across the north have been revealed in an eye-opening region by region breakdown.
It would be cheaper to fly home than get Christmas gifts delivered to family in Moray due to outrageous delivery charges, MPs have heard.
Scots are paying £36.3million more than the rest of the UK for “extortionate” delivery charges, it has been revealed.
Moray MP Douglas Ross has met with the Secretary of State for Business Greg Clark MP to demand action on “rip-off” delivery charges in Moray and the north of Scotland.
“Rip-off” delivery charges will be debated at Westminster next week as pressure grows on the UK Government to take action.
Politicians and businesses in the Highlands yesterday welcomed “a breakthrough” to tackle unfair delivery charges hitting customers in the north.
A delivery courier has been told to “take geography lessons” after it emerged Moray was considered to be an island by the firm.
A pair of boxer shorts cost £34 to deliver to the Outer Hebrides, the islands’ MSP has highlighted to illustrate the rip-off delivery charges faced by remote residents.
Hopes were raised last night that the battle against rip-off delivery charges was at a “turning point” as the fight was taken to the heart of Holyrood and Westminster.
More than 1,200 people have backed a campaign to end “rip-off” parcel delivery charges across the north of Scotland.
A campaign to end the rip-off delivery charges blighting shoppers across the north has been launched.
Councillors have voted not to enter the debate over unfair delivery charges on goods sent to Moray, as it would be “a waste of time”.
Shoppers have been urged to take action in the run-up to Christmas to stop companies “fleecing” them with unfair delivery charges.
BrewDog customers in the Highlands and Moray are being charged nearly double for their deliveries compared to those in the south of England - despite being hundreds of miles closer to the company’s Aberdeenshire base.
Single market membership is at the top of the list of Budget demands for rural Scotland, it was claimed yesterday.
Moray MSP Richard Lochhead has called for a crack down on what he says are exploitative delivery companies fleecing customers in the run-up to Christmas.
A retail pharmacy chain has slashed its delivery costs following a row about the price of posting a mobility scooter to a terminally-ill Moray woman.
The Scottish Parliament is set to debate delivery charges after a north-east MSP raised a motion which he hopes will stop his constituents being “fleeced” by national companies.
This week marked the 20th anniversary of the referendum on devolution when Scotland voted overwhelmingly for a Scottish Parliament with tax-raising powers.
Calls to ensure that consumers in the Highlands and islands are no longer penalised by unfair delivery charges will be debated in Westminster today.
North MPs have launched a fresh bid to finally end unfair charges for deliveries to the Highlands - with a call for the creation of a new "People's Delivery Guarantee".