John Robertson (Glasgow North West, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether (a) he or (b) Ministers in his Department have met representatives of the Hands off our Packs campaign; and when any such meetings took place.
Anne Milton (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Public Health), Health; Guildford, Conservative)
Details of all official ministerial meetings with external parties are published quarterly in arrears on the Department's website. Data from
Data for July to September are due to be published shortly and data for October to December will be published in the summer.
As a party to the framework convention on tobacco control, the United Kingdom has an obligation to protect the development of public health policy from the vested interests of the tobacco industry.