Guardian: Calls for post-Brexit reforms of UK competition law

This article was written by Richard Partington of The Guardian. It can be found here. The government should launch sweeping reforms of competition laws to improve consumer confidence, lower costs for businesses and boost the UK economy after Brexit, according to a leading Tory MP. John Penrose, a prominent backbench MP…

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We can cut costs while maintaining standards to deliver better regulation

This article was written by John for Conservative Home to share ideas within his policy paper, Power To The People. Markets aren’t the ‘law of the jungle’ as the political left always claims. Competition needs rules to work properly so consumers have rights when something goes wrong, staff aren’t exploited,…

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The Times: It is time to reboot the competition regime for the modern, digital age

John wrote this article for The Times newspaper. Adam Smith never bought car insurance. Or used an internet search engine. Or took out a triple-play broadband-TV-phone contract. If he had, the father of modern economics might have been less confident that free competition between suppliers ensures all customers get a…

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