Thank you, Stephen and Simon, for those very kind words. Ladies and gentlemen, it's unusual for a new President to say a lot at their first dinner. Traditionally we accept the chain and allow the outgoing President their last farewell speech.
Read ABPI Chief Executive Stephen Whitehead's speech at the PharmaTimes debate with Ben Goldacre where the final vote on the motion 'Pharma is not getting its act together' swung in favour of industry.
The UK pharmaceutical industry trade body, the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), have responded to the Prime Minister's speech on the Government's negotiating objectives for exiting the EU.