Prescriptions (Proprietary Drugs)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th August 1966.

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Photo of Bernard Braine Bernard Braine , Essex South East 12:00 am, 8th August 1966

While entirely agreeing with the right hon. Gentleman's last remarks, may I ask him to confirm that the prices for branded drugs supplied to the National Health Service have been agreed with his Ministry—prices satisfactory to the Ministry—taking into account the research expenditure undertaken here and overseas by the manufacturers in question? Should we not get this matter into perspective?