The Telegraph Opinion: Competition laws must reboot capitalism

This piece is written by Liam Halligan of The Daily Telegraph Last Sunday, this newspaper revealed the Government was launching a review of UK competition law, ahead of an autumn Budget. “Competition drives down prices, creates wider choice for consumers and leads to better-quality products and services,” said Alok Sharma, the…

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Telegraph: John Penrose to review UK competition laws ahead of autumn Budget

John Penrose has previously proposed scrapping communications, energy and water watchdogs and replacing them with single body. Tory MP who called for the abolition of the energy and broadcasting watchdogs has been appointed to lead a review of Britain’s competition laws. John Penrose, a former minister who described Ofcom and…

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Daily Mail: John Penrose to lead competition review in light of pandemic, Brexit

Britain’s finance ministry said a review of the country’s competition rules would consider ways they could be improved as the economy emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic and starts life outside the ambit of the European Union. A member of parliament, John Penrose, who previously worked for bank JP Morgan and…

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Mercury Article: A slight pause on our Local Plan campaign, whilst the Council goes through all the responses

The Council’s consultation on its plans for local transport and homes has just closed. Don’t worry if you missed it, because there’s a second round due later this autumn. But a huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who took part, particularly the thousand-plus who wrote in to agreed with me that…

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