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Merger of Competition Commission and OFT meets with muted response – The Lawyer

“Competition lawyers have offered a lukewarm response to Government proposals to streamline and improve the UK’s competition regime.”

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The Lawyer, 16th March 2011

Source: www.thelawyer.com

Lord chief justice attacks ministers’ quango plans – The Guardian

“Government plans to abolish a raft of quangos by ministerial decree will have to be completely redrawn after Lord Judge, the lord chief justice, attacked the plans as astonishing and a threat to the entire way in which the judiciary works.”

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The Guardian, 17th December 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

OFT to merge with Competition Commission – OUT-LAW.com

“The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is to be merged with the Competition Commission (CC) in a Government bid to ‘increase the clarity’ of competition law enforcement.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 14th October 2010

Source: www.out-law.com

Ministry of Justice announces reform of public bodies – Ministry of Justice

“The Ministry of Justice has today announced that a number of its public bodies will be substantially reformed as part of the government’s commitment to radically increasing their transparency, accountability and efficiency.”

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Ministry of Justice, 14th October 2010

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Food Standards Agency to be abolished by health secretary – The Guardian

“The Food Standards Agency is to be abolished by Andrew Lansley, the health secretary, it emerged last night, after the watchdog fought a running battle with industry over the introduction of colour-coded ‘traffic light’ warnings for groceries, TV dinners and snacks.”

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The Guardian, 12th July 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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