Off-patent Drugs Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:49 am on 7th November 2014.

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Photo of Jonathan Evans Jonathan Evans Conservative, Cardiff North 11:49 am, 7th November 2014

The drugs the Minister is talking about are new drugs. They are not a mechanism for using existing licensed drugs for which the patent has expired, which, under current circumstances, are not being prescribed to people who need them. That is what this debate is about.