NAO review of the OFT's competition enforcement work

National Audit Office report (52 pages, PDF) on the value for money of the Office of Fair Trading's work on enforcement of Article 81, Article 82 and the Competition Act 1998.

The study seeks to answer the question "is the OFT an effective competition authority?" and considers:

The NAO identifies some shortcomings in the OFT's work, in particular some very long timescales, a lack of senior input in cases, and a lack of openness in dealings with affected parties.

Filed under NAO, OFT.

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