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Parliamentary debate suggests a public inquiry should be held into sodium valproate “scandal”

24 Oct 2017

A parliamentary debate was held in the House of Commons in London on 19 October. At the debate, MPs discussed sodium valproate and foetal anticonvulsant syndrome.

Norman Lamb, chair of the Science and Technology Committee, led the debate. He said that there had been “systematic failure” to warn women of the risks of valproate since the 1970s.

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