Drugs: Imports

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 11th October 2018.

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Photo of Jenny Chapman Jenny Chapman Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) licensed and (b) unlicensed medicines are imported to the UK from (a) other (i) EU and (ii) EEA countries and (b) other countries.

Photo of Stephen Barclay Stephen Barclay Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

There is no central, up-to-date database accessible to the public containing this supply chain information. This is commercial information and held by individual marketing authorisation holders. We are currently working closely with those companies to understand more about their supply routes to the United Kingdom.

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