Amendment 18

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill - Report (2nd Day) – in the House of Lords at 3:15 pm on 14 January 2021.

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Baroness Thornton:

Moved by Baroness Thornton

18: Clause 7, page 4, line 38, at end insert—“( ) Where information is disclosed in accordance with subsection (2) such disclosure will only be permitted where—(a) it is required as part of international cooperation for pharmacovigilance; or(b) it is in the public interest.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment would allow a relevant authority to disclose information to a person outside the UK where required for the purpose of giving effect to an international agreement or arrangement concerning the regulation of human medicine provided it is within the public interest to do so.

Photo of Baroness Thornton Baroness Thornton Shadow Spokesperson (Health)

I beg to move, and I wish to test the opinion of the House.

Ayes 312, Noes 249.

Division number 1 Medicines and Medical Devices Bill - Report (2nd Day) — Amendment 18

Aye: 312 Members of the House of Lords

No: 249 Members of the House of Lords

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

Division conducted remotely on Amendment 18

Amendment 18 agreed.