HC Deb 24 March 1976 vol 908 c192W
Mr. John Page

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the cost of imported drugs and pharmaceuticals of different categories used inside and outside the National Health Service over the last 10 years; and whether she will list the appropriate figures.

Dr. Owen

The costs of drugs and pharmaceuticals imported into the United Kingdom during each of the years 1966 to 1975 are set out in the following table. Categorised costs are not available for 1966.

seeking to improve the effectiveness of the system.

It would not be appropriate to place in the Library the minutes of the Adverse Reactions Sub-Committee, which are a report to the parent Committee and often contain confidential information.

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