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8 February 2022 - Digital Markets Unit - Oral evidence

Committee Communications and Digital Committee
Inquiry Digital Markets Unit

Tuesday 8 February 2022

Start times: 2:15pm (private) 2:30pm (public)


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CMA and tech minister give evidence to Lords committee on digital regulation

In the second of two evidence sessions looking at the new pro-competition regime for digital markets, the Communications and Digital Committee hears from the Chief Executive Officer of the Competition and Markets Authority, and the Minister for Tech and the Digital Economy at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

Meeting details

At 2:30pm: Oral evidence
Work Digital Markets Unit (Non-inquiry session)
Chief Executive Officer at Competition and Markets Authority
Senior Director for the Digital Markets Unit at Competition and Markets Authority
At 3:30pm: Oral evidence
Work Digital Markets Unit (Non-inquiry session)
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Tech and the Digital Economy) at Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Director, Consumer and Competition Policy at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Deputy Director, Digital Markets at Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Possible questions

Possible questions and areas for discussion with the Competition and Markets Authority include:

  • What powers does the Digital Markets Unit need to enforce the new regime effectively?
  • What level of resources will the Digital Markets Unit need for effective intelligence-gathering and monitoring?

Possible questions and areas for discussion with the Minister include:

  • What are the most effective tools for enforcement?
  • Is the government concerned about the capacity large tech firms may have to manipulate the appeals process?

Further information

Location

Room 4A, Palace of Westminster

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