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This is just the latest Brexit-related loss to the UK, thanks to the cack-handed Tories.

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And consider David Schneider’s view, as relayed on Twitter: “If you don’t care about the NHS or our car industry or universities or farming or fishing or manufacturing or Northern Ireland or the poor or anyone with cancer or whose job depends on EU exports/imports, then I guess you could think Brexit is going well.”

Britain’s leading role in evaluating new medicines for sale to patients across the EU has collapsed with no more work coming from Europe because of Brexit, it has emerged.

The decision by the European Medicines Agency to cut Britain out of its contracts seven months ahead of Brexit is a devastating blow to British pharmaceutical companies already reeling from the loss of the EMA’s HQ in London and with it 900 jobs.

All drugs sold in Europe have to go through a lengthy EMA authorisation process before use by health services, and the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in Britain has built up a leading role in this work, with 20-30% of all assessments in the EU.

The MHRA won just two contracts this year and the EMA said that that work was now off limits.

Source: Britain loses medicines contracts as EU body anticipates Brexit | Business | The Guardian

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