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Europe cannot afford to return to the failed policies of the past

Mar 04, 2019 - City A.M.

IAM NOT one to argue for policies of centralisation. I am a great believer in the principle of subsidiarity as a practical reality rather than as empty words in a treaty.

Nevertheless, there are areas where Europe is better served by acting as one. One such area is competition policy, where Europe has to face the increasing might of oligopolistic corporations that would dominate all markets, strip people of choice, and stifle progress and innovation.

It is therefore disappointing to ...