Life Sciences

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 5th March 2019.

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Photo of Lord Taylor of Warwick Lord Taylor of Warwick Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact that a no-deal Brexit could have on growth in the UK life sciences sector.

Photo of Lord Henley Lord Henley Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

On 28th November 2018 the Government laid before Parliament the document entitled, “EU Exit: Long-term economic analysis” which was intended to facilitate parliamentary scrutiny ahead of the Meaningful Vote on the final deal. The purpose of this analysis was to illustrate high level impacts on the UK from different EU Exit scenarios. It included associated costs for five broad sector groups across the economy, which together cover the majority of the UK economy and all traded goods and services:

○ Manufactured Goods

○ Agri-food;

○ Services (Non-Financial and Non-Networks);

Financial Services;

○ Networks;

Extensive engagement has also taken place and is continuing between Government and the life sciences sector, to better understand the implications of different no-deal scenarios on the sector.

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