HC Deb 30 April 1953 vol 514 cc2343-4
50. Mr. Blenkinsop

asked the Minister of Health whether he is in a position to make a statement arising out of his discussions with manufacturers of pharmaceutical goods about the prices of proprietary brands.

Mr. Iain Macleod

Not at present, Sir.

Mr. Blenkinsop

Can the right hon. Gentleman say when he hopes to be able to take some action on this matter, which, after all, was referred to by the Public Accounts Committee some considerable time ago?

Mr. Macleod

I have taken a good deal of action on the lines recommended by the Public Accounts Committee, and this is a matter which, without going into details, I can tell the hon. Gentleman is under very serious consideration by the Government.

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