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Mike Hancock

Former Independent MP for Portsmouth South

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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Mike Hancock 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.

All votes about smoking bans:

  • On 11 Feb 2015: Mike Hancock 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: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Mike Hancock voted against a ban on smoking in private vehicles where there are children present. Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2010: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Public Houses and Private Members' Clubs (Smoking) Bill Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Mike Hancock voted yes on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Mike Hancock voted yes on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Mike Hancock voted yes on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2005: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Smoking in Public Places (Wales) Bill Show vote
  • On 14 Apr 2003: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Smoking (Restaurants) Bill Show vote
  • On 29 Apr 2002: Mike Hancock voted no on Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 4 May 1999: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Greater London Authority Bill — Enforcing no smoking signs in London taxis Show vote

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