Market intervention will be an increasing important aspect of government policy. The protection of consumers looks likely to be more robust.
The majority Conservative Government will not just let the market do what it wants. It needs to be seen to be taking action and will do so. There are a number of sectors where intervention is possible.
The EU often takes the lead but the UK is never far behind.
Millions of energy customers have been "paying too much for their energy bills", a year-long investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found.