Amendments proposed to the Enterprise Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

240

Clause     43,     page     29,     line     27,     leave out from first 'of' to 'the' in line 28 and insert 'the creation or strengthening of a dominant position, as a result of which competition may have been significantly reduced within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services.'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

241

Clause     43,     page     29,     line     35,     leave out from 'result' to end of line 36 and insert 'the creation or strengthening of a dominant position, as a result of which competition may have been significantly reduced within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services.'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

242

Clause     43,     page     30,     line     1,     leave out from 'result' to end of line 3 and insert 'in the creation or strengthening of a dominant position, as a result of which competition may have been significantly reduced within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services.'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

243

Clause     43,     page     30,     line     7,     leave out from first 'of' to end of line 10 and insert 'the creation or strengthening of a dominant position, as a result of which competition may have been significantly reduced within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services.'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

244

Clause     43,     page     30,     line     15,     leave out from 'in' to end of line 17 and insert 'the creation or strengthening of a dominant position, as a result of which competition may have been significantly reduced within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services'.


   

Miss Melanie Johnson

263

Clause     44,     page     30,     line     33,     leave out 'that section' and insert 'section 43'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

245

Clause     45,     page     31,     line     26,     leave out from 'in' to end of line 27 and insert 'the creation or strengthening of a dominant position, as a result of which competition may have been significantly reduced within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

246

Clause     45,     page     31,     line     28,     leave out from 'any' to 'concerned' in line 30 and insert 'the creation or strengthening of a dominant position, as a result of which competition may have been significantly reduced within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

247

Clause     45,     page     31,     line     43,     leave out from 'in' to end of line 45 and insert 'the creation or strengthening of a dominant position, as a result of which competition may have been significantly reduced within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

248

Clause     45,     page     32,     line     1,     leave out from 'any' to end of line 4 and insert 'the creation or strengthening of a dominant position, as a result of which competition may have been significantly reduced within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

249

Clause     45,     page     32,     line     26,     leave out from 'be' to 'it' in line 27 and insert 'the creation or strengthening of a dominant position, as a result of which competition may have been significantly reduced within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

179

Clause     45,     page     32,     line     29,     leave out '(5)' and insert '(6)'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

250

Clause     45,     page     32,     line     31,     leave out from 'preventing' to end of line 34 and insert 'the creation or strengthening of a dominant position, as a result of which competition may have been significantly reduced within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

251

Clause     45,     page     32,     line     36,     leave out from 'preventing' to end of line 39 and insert 'the creation or strengthening of a dominant position, as a result of which competition may have been significantly reduced within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

252

Clause     45,     page     32,     line     46,     leave out from 'be)' to end of line 47 and insert 'the creation or strengthening of a dominant position, as a result of which competition may have been significantly reduced within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

180

Clause     45,     page     32,     line     48,     after '(8)' insert 'in a case where it has decided by virtue of subsection (2)(a) or (5)(a) that there is or will be a substantial lessening of competition,'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

253

Clause     45,     page     33,     line     1,     after 'customer', insert 'and/or supplier'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

254

Clause     45,     page     33,     line     2,     at end insert—

    '(10A)   The Commission may also have regard to whether the enterprise which is the subject of the proposed merger will become insolvent within the immediate future; the market shares of the enterprise would in any event go to the acquiring party; and there is no less anti-competitive way of selling the company.'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

255

Clause     49,     page     34,     line     27,     at end insert 'such extension of time only to be granted with the consent of the parties'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

256

Clause     53,     page     38,     line     21,     leave out 'substantial lessening of competition' and insert 'the creation or strengthening of the dominant position, as a result of which competition may have been significantly reduced within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services'.


   

Mr Harry Barnes
Alice Mahon
John McDonnell
Mr Kelvin Hopkins
David Hamilton
Ms Diane Abbott

Jeremy CorbynMr Dennis SkinnerNr Robert N. Wareing
Lynne JonesMr Terry LewisMr Michael Clapham
Andrew McKinleyMr George GallowayMr Neil Gerrard

262

Clause     56,     page     39,     line     36,     leave out 'national security' and insert—

      '(a) national security;

      (b) maintaining and promoting the balanced distribution of industry and employment in the United Kingdom;

      (c) of maintaining and promoting competitive activity in markets outside the United Kingdom on the part of producers of goods and of suppliers of goods and services, in the United Kingdom.'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Richard Page
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

260

Clause     57,     page     40,     line     10,     leave out 'special'.


   

Miss Melanie Johnson

264

Clause     65,     page     46,     line     16,     after 'assets' insert 'to which section 58(1) of the Fair Trading Act 1973 (c.41) applies'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

265

Clause     65,     page     46,     line     17,     leave out 'Fair Trading Act 1973 (c.41)' and insert 'Act of 1973'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

273

Clause     68,     page     49,     line     41,     after 'created', insert—

      '(aa) the provisions of section 20(1)(b) have been satisfied;'.

 
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