The Government Affairs team seeks to ensure that the industry’s position on relevant policy issues is communicated to Government and other stakeholders in the most effective manner. We provide advice and analysis for the ABPI and its member companies on significant policy and political developments.
Updating from The ABPI's work at the 2017 Labour Party Conference, Elliot Dunster, Head of External Affairs, reports what Labour's 'fourth industrial revolution' might mean for the pharmaceutical industry and the future of healthcare in the UK.Read more
As Parliament vote on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, Elliot Dunster, The ABPI's Head of External Affairs, summarises the pharmaceutical industry's progress on Brexit and the pressing need for certainty on the UK's future relationship with the EU.Read more
As the ABPI's Public Affairs Manager Tim Windle departs the Association for pastures new, Tim reflects upon the issue of pharmaceutical industry and charity sector collaboration.Read more
The 2017 Queen's Speech took place today [21 June] at the State Opening of Parliament. With the Government having announced that there will be no Queen's Speech in 2018, this Queen's Speech sets out the Government's legislative agenda for the next two years.Read more
The Scottish National Party launched their 2017 General Election manifesto on Tuesday 30 May in Perth. ‘Stronger For Scotland’ is the SNP's vision for the next Westminster government.Read more
The Conservative Party launched their 2017 General Election manifesto on Thursday 18 May in Halifax. ‘Forward, Together’ is the Conservatives' vision for the UK under the leadership of Theresa May.Read more
The Liberal Democrats launched their 2017 General Election Manifesto on Wednesday 17 May in London. ‘Change Britain’s Future’ is the Lib Dems vision of “leading the opposition” under Tim Farron.Read more
The Labour Party launched their 2017 General Election Manifesto on Tuesday 16 May in Bradford. 'For The Many, Not The Few' is the Party's vision for a Labour Government under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn.Read more
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