UK society and its economy faced three serious challenges as the 2020s developed: Climate Change, Brexit and the COVID-19 virus. This web page describes how competition policy developed in response. to those challenges, and in other ways.
The CMA responded quickly to the issues raised by the arrival of COVID-19, threatening action in response to price gouging, and announcing that no enforcement action would be taken against businesses cooperating so as to reduce damage to consumers and others. Further detail is in a note by Tasneem Azad.