Select committee to examine PM’s industrial policy and whether government should intervene to stop takeover of UK companies by overseas companies.
MPs on a parliamentary committee are to investigate whether government policy should intervene in mergers and acquisitions to block foreign takeovers of UK companies.
Members of the business select committee launched their probe this week with chairman Ian Wright saying the committee would look closely at the prime minister's stated need for an industrial policy.
Iain Wright MP said: "I am pleased that the new prime minister agrees that a modern, innovative and competitive economy needs an industrial strategy.
"But we on the commit
For thoughtful journalism, expert insights on corporate governance and an extensive library of reports, guides and tools to help boards and directors navigate the complexities of their roles, subscribe to Board Agenda