HC Deb 27 July 1998 vol 317 c55W
Mr. Redwood

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if the pharmaceutical pricing scheme for the NHS will be exempted from her proposed competition legislation. [51048]

Mrs. Beckett

[holding answer 17 July 1998]: The Government are not acting as an undertaking in respect of the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme, and therefore the Competition Bill is inapplicable.