Jim Dowd

Former Labour MP for Lewisham West and Penge

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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Jim Dowd generally 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.

Key votes about smoking bans:

  • On 11 Feb 2015: Jim Dowd 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
  • On 10 Feb 2014: Jim Dowd 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 22 Jun 2011: Jim Dowd was absent for a vote on Ban on Smoking in Private Vehicles Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2010: Jim Dowd was absent for a vote on Public Houses and Private Members' Clubs (Smoking) Bill Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Jim Dowd voted yes on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Jim Dowd voted yes on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Jim Dowd voted yes on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Jim Dowd voted yes on Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2005: Jim Dowd was absent for a vote on Smoking in Public Places (Wales) Bill Show vote
  • On 14 Apr 2003: Jim Dowd was absent for a vote on Smoking (Restaurants) Bill Show vote
  • On 29 Apr 2002: Jim Dowd voted no on Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 4 May 1999: Jim Dowd voted no on Greater London Authority Bill — Enforcing no smoking signs in London taxis Show vote

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