Choice on units of measurement: markings and sales

Closed 26 Aug 2022

Opened 3 Jun 2022


The government is committed to reviewing the current law to identify how more choice can be given to businesses and consumers over the units of measurement they use for trade, while ensuring that measurement information remains accurate.

Why your views matter

The evidence gathered from this consultation will inform the government’s plans to provide a choice on weights and measures for consumer transactions.

We want to hear from a broad range of stakeholders that interact with all consumer transactions based on units of measurements – including businesses, trade associations, enforcement authorities, consumers, and consumer organisations.


  • SMEs (small and medium businesses)
  • Large businesses (over 250 staff)
  • Trade bodies
  • Consumer organisations
  • Consumers


  • Consumer rights