Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: competition law

What the government is doing to reduce anti-competitive activities.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

Find out about the current government’s policies.

Published 12 December 2012
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
  2. Explained that government is responding to a white paper about the reform of how the European Commission regime regulates and investigates mergers.
  3. Updated the detail page 'Groceries Code Adjudicator' to reflect the GCA's formal creation on 25 June 2013.
  4. The government has appointed Christine Tacon as the Groceries Code Adjudicator. New press release 21 January 2013.
  5. Added sentence "We've produced a guide to the competition regime..." under Actions/Changing competition law. Linked to specialist guide.
  6. Re-tagged for business & enterprise (previously consumer issues).
  7. First published.