381. Modified share of supply test.

381.     Modified share of supply test.

The modified share of supply1 test allows the Secretary of State2 to intervene only, in relation to the supply of newspapers3 of any description, if one of the parties to the merger has an existing 25 per cent share of supply of all the newspapers of that description in the United Kingdom4 or in a substantial part of the United Kingdom5. Where a broadcasting and cross-media public interest consideration is in question, this 25 per cent must relate to the provision of broadcasting6. There is