CMA and food safety regulators ‘struggling to recruit’ post-Brexit, says MPs

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By Stefan Boscia British food safety and competition regulators are “struggling to recruit and retain the skills they need to regulate effectively” post-Brexit, according to a Westminster committee of MPs. A new report from the cross-party Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today said some regulators need more staff post-Brexit to handle new responsibilities, leading to labour shortages. This has left the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to compete with the private sector to recruit competition lawyers and economists to cover these roles. Meanwhile, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Heal…

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