HC Deb 11 May 1988 vol 133 cc157-8W
1986. Mr. Franks

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what was the level of capital investment by Britain's drug companies in(a) 1987 and (b)

Mr. Atkins

In 1986, the latest year for which investment data by industry are available, the net capital expenditure in the pharmaceutical products industry was £396 million, at current prices. The comparable figure for 1985 is £346 million.

Source: Annual Census of Production.