HC Deb 27 April 1976 vol 910 c75W
30. Mr. Nicholas Winterton

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement about his plans for the future development of the pharmaceutical industry.

Dr. Owen

I am still in negotiation with the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry about advertising practice and promotion costs. As to the development of the industry, I would refer the hon. Gentleman to my speech during the debate on the Medicines (Fees) Regulations on 7th April.—[Vol. 909, c. 582–8.]