HC Deb 15 July 1982 vol 27 cc451-2W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether, in view of the information given at the trial of Maltown Ltd. at Norwich regarding the excessive costs of British drugs, which can be purchased from overseas at sometimes half the cost obtaining in the United Kingdom, he will cause an investigation to be made to ascertain whether the National Health Service is being over-charged for such drugs.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

No. I refer the hon. Member to my reply to the hon. Member for Newham, South (Mr. Spearing) on 6 July.—[Vol. 27, c.92.]

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