Results 81–89 of 89 for smoking speaker:Maggie Throup

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (25 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: We are committed to reducing the harms caused by tobacco and smoking rates amongst adults are currently at 13.9%, the lowest on record. The Department is currently preparing a new Tobacco Control Plan which will deliver our ambition to be smoke-free by 2030.

Health Incentives Scheme (22 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: ...approach to tackling obesity. The hon. Gentleman mentioned other public health issues. Once again, this Government are determined not only to halve childhood obesity by 2030, but to make our nation smoke-free by 2030. We are really committed to tackling the public health issues that, as he quite rightly says, are affecting some of the most deprived parts of our country. The fact that we...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking: Health Education (11 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: Public Health England’s smoking cessation marketing activity, including the current ‘Stoptober’ campaign, signposts to a range of quitting support such as replacing tobacco with electronic cigarettes. The updated National Health Service Quit Smoking app launched in advance of Stoptober will continue beyond the campaign with ongoing development planned. In 2022, the Office for Health...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Electronic Cigarettes: Health Hazards (28 Sep 2021)

Maggie Throup: ...Improvement and Disparities (OHID) will publish an independent review of the up-to-date evidence on the safety of vaping products. The review will include information about the relative harm of smoking and vaping. New guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), to be published in November 2021, will make recommendations about using electronic cigarettes to...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (22 Sep 2021)

Maggie Throup: ...Conference of the Parties (COP9) of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control will be determined in advance of the meeting, in accordance with the 2017 Tobacco Control Plan and our ambition to be smoke free by 2030. Departmental officials will review the agenda items and papers along with relevant required actions for opportunities to present the United Kingdom’s position, in...

Backbench Business - Improving Air Qualitybackbench Business (28 Jun 2018)

Maggie Throup: ...of those 6,000 people, with one in five surviving for five years—soon for longer, I hope, with the new treatments available. As the name suggests, no one knows what causes it. My mother did not smoke, so it was not that, but it could have been air quality—or, more correctly, poor air quality. We need to do whatever we can to tackle any root cause of lung disease, as no one should have...

NHS Continuing Care (27 Nov 2017)

Maggie Throup: ..., this depends not just on the postcode, but on how the referral is made. If a referral is made through a hospice, the process is clear and transparent, but with other mechanisms, it is more smoke and mirrors.

Reducing Health Inequality (24 Nov 2016)

Maggie Throup: ...groups. If current trends continue, almost half of women from the lowest income quintile are predicted to be obese in 2035. Obesity is the single biggest preventable cause of cancer after smoking. The Government acknowledge the importance of early cancer diagnosis, and dedicated NHS staff at all levels are committed to delivering that, so surely every preventive measure that can be put in...

Opposition Day — [12th Allotted Day]: Mental Health ( 9 Dec 2015)

Maggie Throup: ...what concerns young people and what parents think concerns young people. The girls taking the survey feel that their parents are worried about what they perceive as traditional risks such as smoking, drug and alcohol use and unplanned pregnancy, whereas their own top concerns are mental health and cyber-bullying. As we heard from my hon. Friend the Member for Worcester (Mr Walker), those...

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