Three quarters of Scots are discouraged from picking up their phone due to the scourge of nuisance calls. We’re calling on the Scottish Government to lead the way in a fight against this every day menace, and on Scottish businesses to make senior executives responsible if their firms make unlawful calls.
A shocking nine in ten Scots have had nuisance calls to their landline in the last month. That’s why we need your support to convince the Scottish Government to publish an action plan on how it will cut off nuisance calls. This should include:
Sign our petition to call time on nuisance calls in Scotland once and for all.
“I’m a widow running a small Post Office on a remote Scottish community of 60 people. I get nuisance calls daily, once as many as 30. One so-called ‘energy supplier’ told me my contract was running out and I would be cut off if I didn’t sign a new one with him. Nuisance calls target vulnerable people and frighten them into doing something they would never do otherwise. I’m afraid to answer the phone at all now.”
Report a call or text using our free tool and it could be the most expensive call the perpetrator’s ever made – your action could result in the company paying a £500,000 fine.
Jot down the company’s name, number they called from, date and time of call – then click through to use our reporting tool.