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Interim Chair for the Competition Commission

Thereafter, BIS will make an interim appointment to replace Peter Freeman while the Government consults on how to merge the Competition Commission…

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Thereafter, BIS will make an interim appointment to replace Peter Freeman while the Government consults on how to merge the Competition Commission with the competition and markets investigation functions of the Office of Fair Trading.

This approach will ensure that the Competition Commission will continue to have appropriate senior leadership.

Notes to editors:


  1. Peter Freeman was appointed Chairman in 2006, having been a member since May 2003 and a Deputy Chairman since September 2003.

  2. For further information, please call Siobhan Allen at the Competition Commission on 020 7271 0242 or press@cc.gsi.gov.uk

  3. BIS’ online newsroom contains the latest press notices, speeches, as well as video and images for download. It also features an up to date list of BIS press office contacts. See [http://www.bis.gov.uk/newsroom](http://www.bis.gov.uk/newsroom) for more information.

Notes to Editors

Contact Information

Name BIS Press Office Job Title

Division COI Phone

Fax

Mobile

Email NDS.BIS@coi.gsi.gov.uk

Name Joe Upton Job Title

Division Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Phone 020 7215 5959 Fax

Mobile

Email Joe.Upton@bis.gsi.gov.uk

Published 28 October 2010