Topical Questions

Part of Exiting the European Union – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 26th January 2017.

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Photo of David Davis David Davis The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union 12:00 am, 26th January 2017

That is all very well, but the complete premise of the question is wrong. That is not what the Health Secretary said; he was misreported and misinterpreted. What I will say to the hon. Lady is this: what we will be doing is, first, putting the clinical safety of the British people at the front of the priority list, and then looking after the interests of British industry, particularly biosystems and life sciences, in which we are a world leader now and will continue to be after we leave.