Economy: Currency Fluctuations - Motion to Take Note

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:07 pm on 17th November 2016.

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Photo of Lord Vinson Lord Vinson Conservative 2:07 pm, 17th November 2016

Now that he is on that subject, I wonder whether the Minister would be good enough to answer a question. The Prime Minister has shown considerable concern over the easy way in which our companies can be taken over. It has been suggested, and I put it to him, that the public interest clause should be reinserted as part of the remit of our new competition commission. Would he like to think about that?