Results 61–80 of 89 for smoking speaker:Maggie Throup

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking: Newcastle upon Tyne ( 9 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: Local authorities are responsible for deciding the services required to meet the needs of their local populations, this includes stop smoking services and campaigns. In 2011 the adult smoking rates in the Newcastle upon Tyne area were 23% and in 2019 at 13%, below the current England average of 13.9%. The local authority is part of the collaboratively funded Fresh North East tobacco control...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control ( 4 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: ...Conference of the Parties. Should any proposals be made, we will fully consider the details before making a decision as to whether to support them. In support of our ambition for England to be smoke-free by 2030, we continue to take a pragmatic and evidence-based approach to e-cigarettes, promoting the important role they play in smoking cessation whilst preventing non-smokers and young...

Smoking Cessation: Prescription of E-cigarettes ( 1 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: ...for his question. Covid has been a stark reminder that our underlying health and lifestyle determine how resilient we are to new risks and diseases. Covid did not strike evenly. People who smoked, were overweight, or struggled with chronic conditions fared worse. We are determined to level up health for a society that is not just healthier but fairer. Smoking rates are down to 13.9%—the...

Smoking Cessation: Prescription of E-cigarettes ( 1 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: I welcome the right hon. Gentleman’s support on the issue we are talking about and on our ambitions to make this country smoke free by 2030. On the MHRA, the updated guidance provided further details on the steps required to license an e-cigarette as a medicinal product. To achieve a licence, a product would need to meet the standards of quality, safety and efficacy expected of a medicinal...

Smoking Cessation: Prescription of E-cigarettes ( 1 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: The hon. Gentleman is quite right that our goal is to help people to stop smoking completely. My heart goes out to him regarding the story about his mother. My father was a smoker and it damaged his health as well. We all have these personal stories. The evidence is clear that e-cigarettes are less harmful to health than smoking tobacco and are an effective way to help people to stop smoking,...

Smoking Cessation: Prescription of E-cigarettes ( 1 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: My hon. Friend is right that e-cigarettes are just a gateway to stopping smoking completely. That is the ultimate goal. We want to ensure that people go from smoking to e-cigarettes, and then to no smoking at all.

Smoking Cessation: Prescription of E-cigarettes ( 1 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: .... I am looking forward to our debate in a couple of weeks’ time. As I mentioned earlier, the NHS already has measures in place through the long-term plan to help those who are pregnant to stop smoking. That is important. Should e-cigarettes be licensed as a medicinal product, it will be a gateway for those smokers to stop smoking through that method and hopefully stop smoking completely.

Smoking Cessation: Prescription of E-cigarettes ( 1 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: My hon. Friend tempts me to say that he is a great role model. Perhaps he should try e-cigarettes and then probably try stopping smoking completely. He can put that message out across the Chamber about why levelling up is so important.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Preventive Medicine and Screening ( 1 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: ...NHS Improvement set an objective for the National Health Service to improve prevention of ill-health and delivery of public health services. This includes investment in evidence-based programmes on smoking, alcohol and secondary prevention of heart attacks, stroke, diabetes and dementia.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (29 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: The Department is considering a range of policy and regulatory changes to achieve our ambition to be smoke-free by 2030. These will be set out in our new Tobacco Control Plan, which we will publish in due course.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking: Barking (29 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: While we have not made a specific assessment, we know that smoking rates are higher for those who already suffer from poorer health and other disadvantages. The forthcoming Tobacco Control Plan will set out proposals and supporting regulatory changes to meet our ambition to be smoke-free by 2030.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus and Smoking: Barking (29 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: Data on the number of people who died from smoking-related illness in the past year is not currently available. The latest update to smoking attributable mortality estimates at local authority level is expected in mid-2022. In the past 12 months, 486 people in Barking and Dagenham died within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (28 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: ...on Tobacco Control will be in accordance with the current 2017 Tobacco Control Plan for England, the regulations set out in the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 and our ambition to be smoke-free by 2030. The Department continues to support the use of e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking and as a tool to help people to quit and we will continue to monitor the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking: Norway (28 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: The Department continues to monitor developments in tobacco use across the world. Whilst smoking rates have decreased amongst those aged 16 to 24 years old in Norway, overall levels of tobacco use have remained stable. Evidence shows that the consumption of any tobacco product is harmful. We continue to promote the use of nicotine replacement therapy and e-cigarettes as a way to quit smoking.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (28 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: The Office for Health Improvement and Disparities will continue to provide information, advice and support related to the benefits of using e-cigarettes as a tool for smoking cessation. We will continue to communicate this through local stop smoking services and campaigns. The Department is considering a range of innovative policy and regulatory changes to achieve our ambition to be...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Life Expectancy (28 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: ...indicators including life expectancy and healthy life expectancy. We have already taken a range of actions including implementing an ambitious obesity strategy, supporting interventions to reduce smoking and investing in improving access to health services across the country. On 1 October we launched the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID) work in partnership with national...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking: Young People (28 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: Updated figures for the under 15 years old age range will be published in 2022. The new Tobacco Control Plan will outline plans to protect young people from the harms of smoking in support of our ambition to be smoke-free by 2030.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (27 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: ...of drafting a new Tobacco Control Plan. Once the Plan has been published, we will set out a delivery plan and timetable to monitor its progress, and to make sure we deliver our ambition to be smoke-free by 2030.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking: Norway (27 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: The Department continues to monitor developments in tobacco use across the world. Whilst rates of smoking have decreased amongst young women in Norway, overall levels of tobacco use have remained stable. Evidence shows that the consumption of any tobacco product is harmful. We will continue to promote the use of nicotine replacement therapy and e-cigarettes as a way to quit smoking.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (27 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: As part of the development of the new Tobacco Control Plan we are exploring a broad range of policies and regulatory measures to support our bold ambition to be smoke-free by 2030. These will be set out at a later date.


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