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I have been listening carefully to my hon. Friend. Does he seriously believe that cigarette companies spend vast amounts of money on advertising purely to persuade existing smokers—an ever-diminishing breed—to give up or change their brand and that they have no interest in persuading young people and non-smokers to join the smoking club?
Will the Secretary of State confirm the exact amount that is included in his statement towards the building of Pickett's Lock? If the answer is nothing at all, can he say when he expects a further lottery application to be made and how much that will be for?
As we heard a moment ago, the Secretary of State has personally pledged £60 million towards the building of a new national athletics stadium. Can he give the House a single previous example of a Minister making such a pledge, at any time since the introduction of the lottery, before an application was received or, indeed, considered by the lottery distribution body? Can he tell us what...
Former Conservative MP for Westbury