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Digital Technology: Prices

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 57029, tabled on 15 October 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he has taken to prevent price gouging by online bot activity which circumvents maximum purchase quantities for computers and games consoles, to then resell those products above the recommended retail price.

Answered on

25 October 2021

I refer the Hon. Member to the answers given by my Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to the Hon. Member for Dunfermline and West Fife on 22 December 2020 to Question 129026 and on 27 January 2021 to Question 144646.