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Release of Prisoners (Alteration of Relevant Proportion of Sentence) Order 2019 - Motion to Approve (22 Jan 2020)

Lord Thomas of Gresford: ...the election, the Lord Chancellor wound up the rhetoric and gave the reason for ensuring that the most serious violent and sexual offenders would face longer behind bars, as he put it, as restoringpublic faith in sentencing”—sentiments that the noble and learned Lord, Lord Keen repeated. By contrast, the impact assessment attached to this statutory instrument says: “Research into...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking: Public Buildings (22 Jan 2020)

Yasmin Qureshi: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to ban smoking at the entrances of public buildings.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Nutrition: Health Education (21 Jan 2020)

Jo Churchill: .../ PHEs social marketing campaign One You was developed to encourage middle-aged adults to make and sustain changes to improve their health. The campaign focuses on promoting eating well, quitting smoking, physical activity and reducing alcohol consumption. One You provides information, advice and online tools, including theHow Are Youquiz, website, email programme, and a suite...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (21 Jan 2020)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to (a) increase the numbers of non-smokers and (b) reduce the incidence of smoking-related cancer.

Health and Social Care (16 Jan 2020)

Paul Bristow: Thank you for the opportunity to give my maiden speech, Madam Deputy Speaker. It is an honour to follow the hon. Member for Twickenham (Munira Wilson), who mentioned that her five-year-old daughter is in the Gallery. I would like to give a shout out to my four-week-old daughter who is also in the Gallery today—[Hon. Members: “Hear, hear.”] It seems right to make my maiden speech in the...

Health and Social Care (16 Jan 2020)

Paul Bristow: Thank you for the opportunity to give my maiden speech, Madam Deputy Speaker. It is an honour to follow the hon. Member for Twickenham (Munira Wilson), who mentioned that her five-year-old daughter is in the Gallery. I would like to give a shout out to my four-week-old daughter who is also in the Gallery today—[Hon. Members: “Hear, hear.”] It seems right to make my maiden speech in the...

Health and Social Care (16 Jan 2020)

Paul Bristow: Thank you for the opportunity to give my maiden speech, Madam Deputy Speaker. It is an honour to follow the hon. Member for Twickenham (Munira Wilson), who mentioned that her five-year-old daughter is in the Gallery. I would like to give a shout out to my four-week-old daughter who is also in the Gallery today—[Hon. Members: “Hear, hear.”] It seems right to make my maiden speech in the...

Health and Social Care (16 Jan 2020)

Paul Bristow: Thank you for the opportunity to give my maiden speech, Madam Deputy Speaker. It is an honour to follow the hon. Member for Twickenham (Munira Wilson), who mentioned that her five-year-old daughter is in the Gallery. I would like to give a shout out to my four-week-old daughter who is also in the Gallery today—[Hon. Members: “Hear, hear.”] It seems right to make my maiden speech in the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking: Health Services (16 Jan 2020)

the Marquess of Lothian: To ask Her Majesty's Government what research they have undertaken into the correlation between reductions in Public Health England's anti-smoking budget and the number of smokers in England; and what are their projections for the future costs to the NHS of treating smoking-related illnesses as a result of any such reductions.

Education and Local Government (14 Jan 2020)

Alex Cunningham: May I add my congratulations to those who have made maiden speeches? I, too, have loved the geography lesson. I was a proud local councillor for 17 years and held senior roles in education, children and young people, so I know the important role that local government plays in peoples day-to-day lives, and the fundamental importance of education cannot and should not be ignored. However, I...

Health: Vaping - Question (14 Jan 2020)

Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford: My Lords, despite reductions in smoking rates, smoking remains the leading cause of preventable death in England. E-cigarettes are not risk free but are less harmful to health than smoking tobacco. Each year, more than 50,000 additional people who would not have quit through other means quit smoking through e-cigarette use. We continue to monitor the evidence base on e-cigarettes. The next...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Strokes: Electronic Cigarettes (13 Jan 2020)

Jo Churchill: The study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine on 6 January 2020 found that people who had used e-cigarettes only were at significantly lower risk of stroke than those who smoke. There was no significant difference in risk between non-smokers who use e-cigarettes and non-smokers who do not. The study can be found at the following link:...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Orthopaedics: Kingston upon Hull (10 Jan 2020)

Jo Churchill: ..., in order to identify early signs of disease. It is important to remember that vascular disease is also associated with amputation, and the most significant risk factor for that condition is smoking. Work is progressing as outlined in the NHS Long Term Plan to make the National Health Service smoke-free and to routinely offer all patients who smoke access to smoking cessation services.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (9 Jan 2020)

Baroness Walmsley: My Lords, I thank the Minister and the other winders for graciously giving me permission to speak, even though I may have to leave before the end of the debate because of a health issue concerning my husband. I wish to speak on health. Our NHS is a precious national asset, which comes right at the top of most peoples priorities, and rightly so. In the gracious Speech, the Government...

Business of the House (9 Jan 2020)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Patience! The hon. Member for Na h-Eileanan an Iar (Angus Brendan MacNeil), when I was newly elected, very generously took me to the Smoking Room and gave me a couple of glasses of Scotlands finest produce to help me to learn how to pronounce his constituency, whereas the hon. Member for Rhondda merely bellows at me across the Chamber. For that reason, I may try harder with Na...

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill: Parliamentary sovereignty (8 Jan 2020)

Philippa Whitford: Does the hon. Gentleman recognise that investor dispute-settlement resolution systems in existing treaties are very one-sided? They allow private business to sue the Government, but do not allow Governments to sue business for deaths from smoking, pollution or other damage that they have caused.

Scottish Parliament: Palliative and End-of-life Care (Research Projections) (8 Jan 2020)

David Stewart: ...my view, a basic human right that accords with the European convention on human rights. Parliament has rightly been praised for its legacy of policies on matters including free personal care, the smoking ban and minimum unit pricing for alcohol. A right to die at home could join that illustrious group of legacy policies that parliamentarians and constituents of the future could look back...

Scottish Parliament: Life Expectancy (Dundee) (19 Dec 2019)

Nicola Sturgeon: ...stall, not just in Scotland but across the UK, Europe and the wider world, and all of us have to address that. That is why we continue to be ambitious in our public health measures not just on smoking and alcohol but in relation to the drug deaths task force, which is important to ensure that we learn from lived experience. I hope that we can build consensus across the chamber on some of...

Scottish Parliament: Miscarriage (10 Dec 2019)

Kenneth Gibson: ...that accurately reflects what is going on. The Information Services Division collects data on NHS Scotland services, but it made the decision in 2017 to stop publishing data on miscarriage, stating: “The data is incomplete and therefore of low clinical value. Accurate assessment of the number of miscarriages that occur is not possible from hospital based data as only miscarriages that...

Scottish Parliament: World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day (21 Nov 2019)

Annie Wells: ...for signing my motion, which has allowed us to debate an important issue. Today marks the 18th annual world COPD day. Its main goal is to raise awareness of COPD worldwide. This years theme, “All Together to End COPD”, highlights the fact that many people are involved in the fight to end the disease. At every stage, and at any age, there is an opportunity to prevent or treat COPD....


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