Medical Innovation Bill: Dan Poulter on Saatchi bill
Conservative MP and doctor Dan Poulter said the government had helped speed up and finance "quick access to drugs" to help treat cancer.
He explained that Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt had spoken to Lord Saatchi about his call - made in a Daily Politics film - for a change in the law with his Medical Innovation Bill.
Labour's Douglas Alexander said "we all have got an interest in finding the right balances between innovation and safety".
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16 Jan 2013