HC Deb 12 March 1984 vol 56 cc62-3W
Mr. Ashley

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what action he is taking, and when it will be taken, on the recommendation of the Committee on Safety of Medicines that drug compounds containing phenyl-butazone and oxyphenbutazone should no longer be prescribed by general practitioners.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

I refer the right hon. Member to my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Nuneaton (Mr. Stevens) on 6 March at columns498–500.