§ Dr. Roger Thomas
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will set up an investigation into the role of the Committee on Safety of Medicines in relation to the discovery of the adverse effects of the drug Opren and into the ability of the committee to gather correct information as to the efficacy and safety of drugs.
§ Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg
I refer the hon. Member to my hon. and learned Friend's reply to the debate on this subject initiated by the right hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent, South (Mr. Ashley) on 27 January—[Vol. 35, c. 1115–30].