Results 1–20 of 50 for brexit speaker:Matthew Hancock

Health and Social Care: Topical Questions (29 Oct 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...health campaign; a landmark agreement so that cystic fibrosis drugs, including Orkambi, can be available on the NHS; and the firm commitment from the Prime Minister that in any trade talks after Brexit, the NHS is—and always will be—off the table.

The National Health Service (23 Oct 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...: the NHS will not be on the table. We know why the Labour party likes to spread this nonsense about the NHS: it has not got anything constructive to say. Labour Members do not want to talk about Brexit, because they have decided not to decide on their position, and instead they are trying to scare some of the most vulnerable people in our society—the very people they claim to represent....

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health and Social Care: Update on continuity of medical supplies (8 Oct 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...supplies for clinical trials and non-clinical goods and services.Procuring extra warehousing space for stockpiled medicines To help ensure sufficient space to store stockpiled medicines ahead of Brexit on 31 October if we were to leave without a deal, my Department previously agreed contracts for additional warehouse space, including ambient, refrigerated and controlled drug storage. We...

Health and Social Care: Leaving the EU: Access to Drugs (23 Jul 2019)

Matthew Hancock: Our highest priority is for patients to continue to have access to medicines and medical products in all Brexit scenarios. As a responsible Government, we will minimise any disruption in our exit, deal or no deal. On 26 June, we set out our approach to ensuring continuity of supply. I discussed this last week with the head of the NHS, and Professor Keith Willett wrote to all NHS trusts...

Health and Social Care: Leaving the EU: Access to Drugs (23 Jul 2019)

Matthew Hancock: Yes, we secured the requirements ahead of a potential exit on 29 March, and we are doing the necessary work to ensure that capacity is available, whatever the Brexit scenario, on 31 October.

Health and Social Care: Topical Questions (18 Jun 2019)

Matthew Hancock: Additional funds have already been provided to ensure that medicines are available throughout the country, whatever the Brexit scenario.

Health and Social Care: Topical Questions (18 Jun 2019)

Matthew Hancock: Meeting the need for unhindered medicine supplies was an incredibly important piece of our Brexit planning, which was successfully completed ahead of 29 March. Of course we are updating those plans as we speak, but the ability to reassure people that there will be no impact on the supply of medicines is an important part of that work.

Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission (13 May 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...kind are of course available to the NHS in Scotland, but the decision on whether to roll them out there will be a matter for Scottish Ministers, as that element is devolved. As for the question of Brexit, I have absolutely no doubt that whatever form Brexit takes, we will do everything we can to ensure the continued and unhindered flow of medicines. We did an enormous amount of work to...

Health and Social Care: Topical Questions (7 May 2019)

Matthew Hancock: No, the NHS is going to be there for us no matter what the outcome of Brexit is. The British people voted for Brexit, and we are going to deliver Brexit, and then we are going to get on to doing all the other things. Even over the last few months, we have been able to put extra money into the NHS to ensure that its future is guaranteed.

Health and Social Care: Topical Questions (26 Mar 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...in my case—to support this important campaign. Of course, we have done enormous amounts of work across the NHS. I pay tribute to the NHS and to suppliers for working to ensure that, whatever the Brexit outcome, there will be the continued supply of medicines, but there is one thing that the hon. Lady can do if she really wants to make sure that we put this issue to bed once and for...

Eurotunnel: Payment (4 Mar 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...update the House on the settlement that the Government have reached with Eurotunnel, which will help to deliver the unhindered supply of vital medicines and medical devices in the case of a no-deal Brexit. The best way to ensure a smooth and orderly exit from the EU, both for the NHS and for the wider economy, is to support the deal that the Attorney General is currently finalising. Anyone...

Eurotunnel: Payment (4 Mar 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...to that, I notice that the hon. Gentleman did not disagree with the decision we made on Friday. That decision was to ensure that we have the ferry capacity in place so that whatever happens in the Brexit scenario we can have the unhindered supply of medicines. That is the duty of this Government and that is why the whole Government came to this decision. He asked some specific questions,...

Eurotunnel: Payment (4 Mar 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...vote, as he has done before. Secondly, we are working with all parts of the country and with the devolved authorities on this. Although ensuring that we have these supply chains in place in any Brexit scenario is a UK Government matter, we are working with the devolved Administrations, especially to ensure that the flow reaches all parts of the country.

Eurotunnel: Payment (4 Mar 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...he does support the decision to ensure we have what we need to get the unhindered supply of medicines. More than that, he and his Scottish National party friends complain endlessly about a no-deal Brexit, yet they do not do what is needed to avoid a no-deal Brexit, which is to vote for the deal.

Eurotunnel: Payment (4 Mar 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...introduce our own processes so that some medicines could be brought and licensed here before they could be licensed in Europe. Indeed, changes to this area is one of the examples of advantages from Brexit, which I am sure my right hon. and learned Friend will be delighted to hear about, because they mean that we can grasp some of the opportunities that the future of medicines presents. The...

Eurotunnel: Payment (4 Mar 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...is normally a sensible man, but I could not disagree with him more on this one. The point of this settlement is to ensure that we have the unhindered supply of medicines, so that, whatever the Brexit scenario, people can get their medicines. This was a cross-Government decision and I am here, as the Health Secretary, because it is medicines that will be carried on these ferries. If the...

Eurotunnel: Payment (4 Mar 2019)

Matthew Hancock: No. It is clear that we needed to ensure that there were no risks around the two contracts for the capacity that we need to bring in an unhindered supply of medicines, whatever the Brexit scenario. I do not know whether she thinks it would have been worth bearing the risk of a court case, which may well have struck down the capacity to make sure that people who have serious and...

Eurotunnel: Payment (4 Mar 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...of medicines. I am the Health Secretary and it is my job to do everything that I can, in all circumstances, to ensure that there is that availability of medicines. I am sure that, whatever the Brexit scenario, the hon. Gentleman’s constituents who need medicines would rather that we made this settlement to ensure that we have the confidence that we can deliver that.

Eurotunnel: Payment (4 Mar 2019)

Matthew Hancock: I am sure that the hon. Lady’s constituents will need to be confident that there is medicine for them, whatever the scenario is under Brexit, and that is what this settlement is all about.

Eurotunnel: Payment (4 Mar 2019)

Matthew Hancock: ...that the pharmaceutical industry has stepped up to the plate and acted extremely responsibly in order to put in place the stockpiling that is necessary for a contingency in the event of a no-deal Brexit. All of us in this House can do something about the potential of a no-deal Brexit: we can vote for the deal.


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