Ofcom – Nuisance calls

Ofcom and the Information Commissioner’s Office have provided an update on their joint action plan to tackle nuisance calls and text messages.  The update highlights progress made during the course of 2018 in a number of areas. This includes:

  • industry action to block nuisance calls at source;
  • targeted enforcement action to ensure companies making nuisance calls are identified and punished; and new and
  • strengthened regulatory powers to better protect consumers.Nuisance calls is an issue which is regularly raised with me by Inverclyde constituents who highlight their frustration and anger at receiving such calls.

If you’re fed up receiving nuisance calls and messages then Ofcom website provides information on how to do something about it.  Please visit

I welcome the further measures being taken by Ofcom and the Information Commissioner’s Office to tackle nuisance calls and text messages.

www.ofcom.org.uk/phones-telecoms-and-internet/advice-for-consumers/problems/tackling-nuisance-calls-and-messages