HC Deb 19 December 1975 vol 902 c891W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what was the value of the production and of the consumption of pharmaceutical products in the United Kingdom last year; and what proportion of the United Kingdom production came from Wales.

Mr. Carmichael

The estimated value of sales of pharmaceutical chemicals and preparations by United Kingdom manufacturers was £706 million in 1974. Estimated consumption was £526 million. Figures for Wales cannot be given for reasons of confidentiality.—[Source: Business Monitor Customs and Excise.]