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Ruth Kelly

Former Labour MP for Bolton West

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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Ruth Kelly voted a mixture of for and against 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 14 Feb 2006: Ruth Kelly voted yes on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Ruth Kelly voted no on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Ruth Kelly was absent for a vote on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Ruth Kelly was absent for a vote on Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2005: Ruth Kelly was absent for a vote on Smoking in Public Places (Wales) Bill Show vote
  • On 14 Apr 2003: Ruth Kelly was absent for a vote on Smoking (Restaurants) Bill Show vote
  • On 29 Apr 2002: Ruth Kelly was absent for a vote on Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 4 May 1999: Ruth Kelly was absent for a vote on Greater London Authority Bill — Enforcing no smoking signs in London taxis Show vote

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