The Secretary of State enjoys a discretion on whether to intervene in media merger referral decision1. An intervention notice can be issued at any point up to the making of a reference decision by the Competition and Markets Authority ('CMA'). The government has published guidance on when such intervention is likely to occur2. It maintains that this is not an area suited to generalisation, that each case must be considered on its own facts and merits, and that it expects that the approach to the issue will develop in the light of experience3. It suggested further that where a
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