Jeremy Corbyn

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition

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Islington North Labour

Smoking Bans

Over the years there have been votes in Parliament on banning smoking in restaurants, public buildings, pubs, and in cars with children present.

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Jeremy Corbyn consistently voted for smoking bans

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about smoking bans:

  • On 4 May 1999: Jeremy Corbyn voted no on Greater London Authority Bill — Enforcing no smoking signs in London taxis Show vote
  • On 29 Apr 2002: Jeremy Corbyn was absent for a vote on Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Apr 2003: Jeremy Corbyn voted yes on Smoking (Restaurants) Bill Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2005: Jeremy Corbyn was absent for a vote on Smoking in Public Places (Wales) Bill Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Jeremy Corbyn voted yes on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Jeremy Corbyn voted yes on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Jeremy Corbyn voted yes on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Jeremy Corbyn voted yes on Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2010: Jeremy Corbyn voted not to relax the smoking ban and allow smoking in pubs and private members clubs where no food is being served. Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Jeremy Corbyn voted for a ban on smoking in private vehicles where there are children present. Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2014: Jeremy Corbyn voted in favour of a new law requiring private vehicles be smoke-free where a person under the age of 18 is present in the vehicle. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Jeremy Corbyn voted to make it an offence to for someone in charge of an enclosed vehicle to fail to prevent smoking within it if someone under 18 is present. Show vote

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