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NHS: Drugs

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 6th March 2019.

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Photo of Nick Smith Nick Smith Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to his oral Answer of 19 February 2019, Official Report, column 1315, on Leaving the EU: Contingency Planning, how his Department calculated the estimated cost of NHS no-deal contingency plans.

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

The £11 million (approximate) figure quoted by my Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, refers to the costs of the contracts the Department has signed with warehouse providers to provide storage facilities to stockpile medicines in case of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a deal on 29 March 2019.

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