State Aid

DG Comp concerned by Channel 4 aid

Premium 07 October 2008

The European Commission has said that plans by the UK government to provide £14 million of public funding to television broadcaster Channel 4 could represent an unfair subsidy.

Kroes addresses parliament on banking crisis

Premium 07 October 2008

European Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes says the European Commission's state aid system "will continue to be part of the solution, not part of the problem," in a speech to the European parliament about the current banking crisis.

DG Comp receives Northern Rock plan

Premium 01 April 2008

The British government met its 17 March deadline to submit a restructuring aid plan for troubled bank Northern Rock to the European Commission.