Shoppers in Scotland will pay more than £40 million in extra delivery fees this year compared to the rest of the UK, Scottish Parliament analysis has found.
The annual cost of extra delivery fees paid by Scottish consumers has reached £40 million for the first time, according to new figures.
Bitter pill to swallow as Kingussie residents hit with £5 prescription delivery charge – despite no alternative for controlled drugs
Fears have been voiced that the elderly and most vulnerable will be hit the hardest as a north pharmacy introduces new fees on the delivery of NHS prescriptions.
Scottish Government minister brands excess delivery charges ‘madness’ after watching lorries drive past homes to deliver elsewhere for free
A Scottish Government minister has branded delivery charge anomalies in the north as “madness” after visiting homes near postcode boundaries.
A Moray MSP who has been campaigning against rip-off delivery fees has taken his fight to delivery giant FedEx.
Richard Lochhead MSP has written to the UK Government as part of his campaign to end unfair delivery charges.
Rip-off delivery charges are relegating communities across the Highlands and north-east to "second class citizen" status.
A new consumer service has joined forces with Highland Council Trading Standards to challenge unfair and hidden delivery charges.
Parts of the north and north-east where shoppers are most regularly hammered by excessive delivery charges will be mapped out to emphasise the scale of the problem.
Moray MP appointed to Advertising Standards Authority group to help stamp out unfair delivery charges
Moray MP Douglas Ross has been invited to join a parliamentary group set up by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to help tackle delivery charges.
An online retailer has announced it has reviewed its courier fees to the north of Scotland following pressure from fair delivery charges campaigners.
The UK Government has ruled out intervening to ensure the north of Scotland is not ripped off by delivery charges – instead telling customers to “shop around” to dodge the surcharges.
A Moray politician campaigning against "ridiculous" rip-off delivery charges in the north of Scotland has called for a meeting with an online retailer.
Shoppers across the north are still being hammered by rising delivery charges despite efforts to force retailers to reduce fees attached to items being transported north.
People in rural parts of Scotland who choose to do their Christmas shopping online will pay more than £11 million "over the odds" in delivery fees.
Moray MSP Richard Lochhead took his delivery charges campaign all the way to the top this week, as he held talks in Westminster with a senior government minister.
A new parcel delivery service will be launched today to help those facing rip-off fees in rural areas.
Moray MP Douglas Ross has met with the Small Business and Consumer Protection Minister at Westminster to advance a campaign against “rip-off” delivery charges imposed on customers in the north of Scotland.
A Moray MSP’s campaign to end rip-off parcel delivery charges has stepped up a gear with a meeting arranged to discuss the issue with the UK Government.
The prime minister has been urged to take action to tackle the “unfair” delivery charges facing people living in the Highlands and Islands.
A north-east MSP expressed dismay that retailers who impose unfair delivery charges do not appear to be getting the message.
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.