§ Lord Gladwin of Clee
asked Her Majesty's Government:
When they intend to publish the fifth report to Parliament on the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme. [HL2069]
§ Lord Hunt of Kings Heath
The fifth report to Parliament on the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme (PPRS) was published today. Copies have been placed in the Library.
The PPRS: Fifth report to Parliament covers the operation of the 1999 scheme, which was introduced in October 1999. It explains the Government's objectives for the scheme, how the scheme is managed and operated, including pricing policy, and gives detailed consolidated information on company annual financial returns. The report also sets out the contribution made to the economy by the United Kingdom based pharmaceutical industry.