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Experts questioned on State Aid and Post Brexit Competition Policy

29 October 2021

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee examines how the UK’s competition law is likely to evolve following the UK’s departure from the EU, and its implications for business and consumers. 


2 November 2021

At 10.45am 

  • John Penrose MP, Prime Minister's Anti-Corruption Champion, Home Office
  • George Peretz QC, Joint Chair of the Joint Working Party of UK Bars and Law Societies on Competition Law and Joint Convenor of the UK State Aid Law Association

The panel of witnesses includes John Penrose MP, the Prime Minister's Anti-Corruption Champion and author of an independent report on competition policy.

The panel of expert witnesses are also likely to be asked about the changing role and responsibilities of the Competition and Markets Authority, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted competition policy.

The Committee ask witnesses about the Government’s proposals for reforming competition and consumer policy.

The State Aid and Post-Brexit Competition Policy inquiry will also form the final part of the BEIS Committee’s long-term overarching inquiry on Post-Pandemic Economic Growth, launched in June 2020.

This session has been rescheduled from its original date on 26 October.

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