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European Commission Vice-President gives evidence to online platforms inquiry

3 December 2015

On Thursday 3 December the House of Lords EU Internal Market Sub-Committee hears from Andrus Ansip, Vice-President of the European Commission.


The evidence session takes place on Thursday 3 December in Committee Room 4A, Palace of Westminster.

At 2.15pm:

  • Andrus Ansip, Vice-President of the European Commission

Likely questions

The Lords' EU Internal Market Sub-Committee is carrying out an inquiry examining the benefits and problems caused by online platforms, as embodied by companies such as Amazon, Google, Uber and Airbnb.

Questions which the Vice-President is likely to face include:

  • What are the key actions that you think will help digital businesses in Europe to grow?
  • Do all Member States share the same vision about the future of the digital economy in Europe?
  • Is there sufficient competition between large online platforms at the moment?

Further information

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