Prescription Drugs

Health written question – answered on 8th September 2014.

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Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Northern Ireland Executive on ensuring availability of drugs to treat cancer and MS in all parts of the UK.

Photo of George Freeman George Freeman The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

We have had no such discussions.

As the hon. Member will be aware, health is devolved in Northern Ireland and is the responsibility of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety in the Northern Ireland Executive.

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