The UK Life Sciences Sector in Election Year

Published 30 January 2024 by Ralph Cox. Clyde & Co. LLP, United Kingdom

The next general election in the UK has to take place before 28 January 2025, but the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Rishi Sunak MP, can decide to call it for an earlier date of his choosing. Current indications are that it will be in October or, more likely, November 2024.

But, whatever the date, after 13 years in power, opinion polls suggest that Mr Sunak’s Conservative Party will lose power and be replaced by Sir Keir Starmer KC’s Labour as the governing party. This article, therefore, considers the Conservative Government’s approach to the UK’s life sciences sector over recent years and how that might change under Labour.

Read further, download the article: Clyde & Co – UK Life Sciences Sector in Election Year (Jan 2024; rev Feb 24)