Miliband: 'Serious concerns over this proposed takeover'

Following a brief 30 minute with Pfizer chief executive Ian Read after today's hearing Mr Miliband said: "There are serious concerns about this proposed takeover. There are too many unanswered questions about British science and British industry.

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Miliband has said that the "takeover will affect our country for decades to come." Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

"This takeover will affect our country for decades to come. That is why David Cameron should act now and have a proper test about whether it is in our nation's interests. If it is not, he should block the deal."

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Ed Miliband: 'Serious concerns' over proposed Pfizer deal

Following a brief 30 minute with Pfizer chief executive Ian Read after today's hearing Mr Miliband said: "There are serious concerns about this proposed takeover. There are too many unanswered questions about British science and British industry".