Alistair Carmichael

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs)

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Orkney and Shetland Liberal Democrat

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