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Pharmacy

Department of Health written question – answered on 23rd November 2016.

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Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs), Liberal Democrat Chief Whip, Liberal Democrat Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many times each minister of his Department met representatives from (a) Boots, (b) Lloyds Pharmacy and (c) the National Pharmacy Association between 1 October and 31 December 2015.

Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs), Liberal Democrat Chief Whip, Liberal Democrat Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many times each minister of his Department met representatives from (a) Boots, (b) Lloyds Pharmacy and (c) the National Pharmacy Association between 1 January and 31 March 2016.

Photo of David Mowat David Mowat The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

My Rt. hon. Friend the then Minister of State (Alistair Burt) met with representatives of the pharmacy sector on a number of occasions during this period. This included a meeting with the Company Chemists’ Association, with representatives from Boots and LloydsPharmacy, on 26 October 2015; a meeting on 17 November 2015 with Pharmacy Voice, attended by the National Pharmacy Association; and a meeting on 17 December 2015 with a number of key stakeholders including the National Pharmacy Association. The then Minister of State also met with the National Pharmacy Association on 23 March 2016.

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