Correspondence

Government’s industrial strategy: CMA submission to BIS Committee

The CMA’s submission to the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee inquiry into the government’s industrial strategy.

Documents

Submission to BIS Committee

Details

This submission sets out the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) contribution to the Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Committee inquiry into the government’s industrial strategy.

It explains:

  • the importance of an effective competition policy to any industrial strategy
  • describes the relevance of competition-based merger control in such a strategy
  • sets out the UK’s current regime for public intervention in mergers on non-competition grounds and identifies some policy considerations relevant to review of this regime
Published 21 October 2016