The Queen’s Speech, delivered on the 14th October 2019 , set out the Government’s legislative agenda for the forthcoming parliamentary term. The speech included a proposed new Bill on Medicines and Medical Devices.
Given the Government’s current lack of a parliamentary majority, this Bill is unlikely to become law in the current parliamentary term. It does, however, give a helpful indication of the Conservative Party’s plans for health legislation should their fortunes change after a general election.
Decideum provides some useful insights and will be following developments closely. Read our briefing here: Briefing_medicines and devices bill_Oct19.