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Competition and Markets Authority

Treasury written question – answered on 4th November 2019.

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Photo of Rebecca Long-Bailey Rebecca Long-Bailey Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much funding was allocated to the Competition and Markets Authority; and how many staff were employed in that organisation in each of the last five years.

Photo of Rishi Sunak Rishi Sunak The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

The annual average number of staff employed by the CMA in each of the last five years is listed in their annual reports as follows:

Year

14-15

15-16

16-17

17-18

18-19

Total

594

661

589

628

747

Budget allocated to the CMA, as published at Main Estimates in each of the last five years is below.

Year

14-15

15-16

16-17

17-18

18-19

Total (£,000)

70,361

74,254

147,126

77,226

119,726

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