Brexit: Health Policy - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:07 pm on 6th December 2017.

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Photo of Baroness Thornton Baroness Thornton Shadow Spokesperson (Health) 3:07 pm, 6th December 2017

My Lords, to follow on from the point made by the noble Lord, Lord Lansley, there is great anxiety in the medical research and clinical worlds about research, medical trials, the regulatory framework and access to drugs, including new drugs. Can the Minister give the House categorical guarantee today that UK patient access to crucial drugs will be maintained and that this access will not be restricted in any way when the UK leaves the European Union?