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Newspaper Press: Wholesale Trade

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL7731, tabled on 10 May 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of calls by the National Federation of Retail Newsagents for a Competition and Markets Authority inquiry into the absolute territorial protection enjoyed by news wholesalers.

Answered on

16 May 2018

Investigations into competition issues are a matter for the Competition and Markets Authority, the UK’s independent competition authority.