The Prime Minister has said that the UK must prepare for 'no deal' but has indicated that negotiations between the EU and UK on the post-Brexit relationship will continue.
No deal is not in the interest of patients, the pharmaceutical industry, or the economies of the UK and the EU. Richard Torbett
In response, Richard Torbett, Chief Executive of the ABPI said:
“No deal is not in the interest of patients, the pharmaceutical industry, or the economies of the UK and the EU. As long as a window of opportunity remains, negotiators must keep talking and agree a comprehensive deal.
“They must ensure medicines supplies are uninterrupted and that a way forward for patients in Northern Ireland is urgently found.
"Our members are preparing for the end of the transition period at the same time as coronavirus cases rise across Europe. This should be enough to focus minds.”
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Last modified: 20 September 2023
Last reviewed: 20 September 2023