New Clause 4 - Packaging and labelling of nicotine products

Health and Care Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:45 pm on 22nd November 2021.

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  • Division number 113
    A majority of MPs voted against giving ministers powers to regulate the packaging and labelling of electronic cigarettes and other novel nicotine products including by requiring health warnings and prohibition of branding elements attractive to children.

“The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision about the retail packaging and labelling of electronic cigarettes and other novel nicotine products including requirements for health warnings and prohibition of branding elements attractive to children.”—(Mary Kelly Foy.)

This new clause would give powers to the Secretary of State to prohibit branding on e-cigarette packaging which is appealing to children.

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

Division number 113 Health and Care Bill — New Clause 4 — Packaging and Labelling of Nicotine Products

A majority of MPs voted against giving ministers powers to regulate the packaging and labelling of electronic cigarettes and other novel nicotine products including by requiring health warnings and prohibition of branding elements attractive to children.

Aye: 230 MPs

No: 296 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 117 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 230, Noes 297.

Question accordingly negatived.

Proceedings interrupted (Programme Order, this day).

The Deputy Speaker put forthwith the Questions necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded at that time (Standing Order No. 83E).