Chancellor Gordon Brown pledged to set up a system that was 'more open to comeptition fair to consumers and more open to change'.He promised cartel-busting powers for the Office of Fair Trading which would be able to levy fines of up 30% of turnover on companies acting anti-competitively.He said utilities, planning and financial and banking services would also be targeted. The government will examine the rules of professional bodies to see whether they 'unnecessarily distorted or restricted competition.'
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