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Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:59 am on 9th January 2020.

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Photo of Lord Davies of Stamford Lord Davies of Stamford Labour 11:59 am, 9th January 2020

My Lords, before the noble Baroness sits down, following her remarks on the NHS, can she tell the House whether the Government propose to leave the European Medicines Agency? If so, will pharmaceutical companies registering a new compound, having gone through the procedure with the European Medicines Agency, have to replicate the process and cost by going through the same procedures here? Or will the Government accept the EMA’s registration, even though we no longer have any influence over the management, policies or strategy of the agency?