HC Deb 12 April 1988 vol 131 cc110-1W
Mr. Gale

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the increase, in cash and percentage terms, on intramural expenditure on research and development of pharmaceutical products in the United Kingdom in each year from 1983–84 to 1986–87.

Mr. Newton

Information on research and development expenditure by the British pharmaceutical industry is contained in the annual report 1986–87 of The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry at table 6 on page 35. A copy is in the Library.