Baroness Meacher

We in the UK need to look to countries around the world and realise what is happening. The UK has a proud history as a leading centre for innovation in pharmaceuticals and medical care. A new industry is being created with the real potential to transform the quality of life of patients suffering from appalling conditions. The UK could play a key role in creating the treatments people need. We need to seize the opportunity now.
George Osborne has been accused of “unspeakable” bullying over tax credit cuts by a peer. Crossbencher Baroness Meacher complained
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