Meetings are to be held at three separate venues tomorrow (Tuesday, November 17) to discuss key competition and consumer issues in Scotland.
Members of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) board, including businesses, consumer groups, government and other experts, will convene to discuss the issues which will help to shape the CMA’s future work, as well as the Scottish Government’s development of a strategic assessment of Scottish markets.
The topics up for discussion are:
Disruptive technologies and big data – including the economics of data, ownership and delivering the right outcomes for consumers
Infrastructure, transport and public services – including procurement, government intervention in markets, and regulatory frameworks
Disadvantaged consumers – considering their access to markets and the ‘poverty premium’