Boosting the Digital Markets Unit will not protect competition

Victoria Hewson comments for City AM

Victoria Hewson, IEA Head of Regulatory Affairs, has commented for City AM on reports that the government may backtrack on its decision to strengthen the UK’s tech regulator.

“Far from protecting competition and innovation, this [digital markets unit] would be more likely to lead to a decline in investment in tech, threatening economic growth and the development of digital services that consumers value”

 “The UK has an opportunity here to diverge from the EU in a very positive, free market direction”

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