Charlotte Fitzgerald

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Charlotte joined Which? in December 2010 as Consumer Action Editor. Known as Climate Charlotte in her role at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office she's now Consumer Charlotte as she helps encourage consumers to get involved online with Which?'s campaigns. Before that she was the digital officer at the Royal Academy of Dance and editorial assistant for dance gazette. She loves all things digital and recently completed her Diploma in Managing Digital Media.

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Should we do more to stop junk food marketing to children?

by , Conversation Editor Energy & Home 4 October 2014
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Advertising sweets to children

Are food companies doing enough to market their goods responsibly? Are there particular food products that you feel are marketed to appeal to children or techniques that reel younger punters in? (more about junk food marketing.)

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When banking fees creep up on you…

by , Conversation Editor Money 30 August 2014
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For anyone who manages the household finances, you’ll understand the frustration of a bill arriving just days before the money you need to pay it with has reached your account. And then the fees start to hit. (more about banking fees...)

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It’s your prerogative to complain if things go wrong

by , Conversation Editor Consumer Rights 11 August 2014
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Jakwob in the studio

It’s been a busy day at Which? HQ as we counted towards the 50,000th signature on our Make Complaints Count campaign. With this last signature, we unmuted a track to encourage others to find their voice… (more on getting your voice heard..)

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Barmy special offers: spotted any in your supermarket lately?

by , Conversation Editor Energy & Home 29 July 2014
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Special offer hanging on a fishing hook

Did you catch last night’s Supermarket Wars documentary on Dispatches? Presenter Harry Wallop explored how the supermarkets compete on price, meet our online demands and use special offers to lure us in… (more about supermarket wars...)

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UNMUTEUK: Bloggers speak out on childcare and education

by , Conversation Editor Consumer Rights 16 July 2014
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Supporter with the UNMUTEUK hashtag over their mouth

You'll be familiar with our Make Complaints Count campaign – our call to ensure public services act on your feedback. And we've got the backing of a number of bloggers who have shared their experiences too… (more about UnmuteUK...)

What's your opinion on this story?

Your view: serious reading on savings

by , Conversation Editor Money 30 May 2014
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Earlier this month we launched our campaign to free people from the savings trap. Through your comments on Which? Convo and via our online petition, we’ve collected more than 10,000 pieces of feedback. (more on your views on savings...)

What's your opinion on this story?

Your view: remarks on regulation

by , Conversation Editor Consumer Rights 4 May 2014
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We invited Vince Cable to explain what the Government is doing to put consumers at the forefront of regulation. The debate was quickly in full swing, so we've rounded up some of your best comments. (more about regulation..)

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Your view: living with allergies and anaphylaxis

by , Conversation Editor Energy & Home 28 March 2014
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Wooden speech bubble

We’ve been moved by the number of you sharing the difficulties you have managing your allergies. We’ve rounded up some of your views and tips for when travelling on holiday as our writer Mark plans to do… (more about allergies...)

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Your view: the highs and lows of the 2014 Budget

by , Conversation Editor Money 23 March 2014
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After Gareth highlighted some of the key announcements from this year’s Budget, many of you took the time to tell us how you feel it affects your finances. Here are your best bits. (more about the your Budget best bits...)

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Does technology help you make your food choices?

by , Conversation Editor Energy & Home 10 March 2014
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salt overspill

The Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH) group has produced a SaltSwitch app to help you work out if you could reduce your salt consumption. Do you use tech to help with your food choices? (more about reducing your salt intake...)

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Sweet or savoury – how will you celebrate Pancake Day?

by , Conversation Editor Energy & Home 4 March 2014
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Pancakes

Blueberry and syrup, cheese and spinach or mushroom and tomato – these are just some of the recipes surfacing as we get ready to mark Pancake Day. Are you in the sweet or savoury pancake camp? (more about Pancake Day...)

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Your view: Potholes, parking, traffic lights and tickets

by , Conversation Editor Transport & Travel 8 February 2014
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Traffic lights against cloudy sky

Earlier this week we asked for your tip offs on what the Transport Committee should investigate this year. From potholes to parking, traffic lights to train tickets – here are some of your best bits… (more about travel issues...)

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Your view: pensioners save on trains, travel and trims

by , Conversation Editor Consumer Rights 17 January 2014
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Earlier this week, we asked whether you’d discovered any perks or benefits for being a little bit older and a lot wiser when it comes to saving money. We've rounded up some of your best comments. (more about pensioner benefits...)

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Your view: riled by rail fare rises?

by , Conversation Editor Transport & Travel 11 January 2014
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Our Conversation on the cost of travel prompted some great comments – from the standard of service to the need to commute into central London and similar cities. So we've rounded up some of your best bits... (more about rail fare rises..)

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