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Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Volume 651: debated on Monday 17 December 2018

Draft Competition (Amendments etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

The following is an extract from the Third Delegated Legislation Committee on 5 December 2018.

We have also assessed—working with the CMA, obviously—that the CMA might have to deal with between 15 and 30 extra merger cases over a year.

[Official Report, Third Delegated Legislation Committee, 5 December 2018; c. 9.]

Letter of correction from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Kelly Tolhurst):

An error has been identified in the response I gave to the Committee:

The correct response should have been:

We have also assessed—working with the CMA, obviously—that the CMA might have to deal with between 30 and 50 extra merger cases over a year.