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Business of the House (22 May 2024)

Steve Brine: Other than providing time for the Tobacco and Vapes Bill—she knows that matters greatly to me and that there is widespread support for it across the House, including from both Front Benches—does the Leader of the House plan to allow time for Members who are retiring from the House to make “matters to be raised before the Dissolution” speeches?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Junior Doctors’ Pay (21 May 2024)

Nuala McAllister: ...Department of Finance. Why not engage with that first? We need strong leadership. There are plenty of efficiencies to be found in the Department of Health. Earlier today, we passed the LCM on the Tobacco and Vapes Bill. I recognise that that is a long-term approach, but it does represent an efficiency that can be made in the health system. The Fiscal Council commissioned the Nuffield Trust...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Tobacco and Vapes Bill: Legislative Consent Motion (21 May 2024)

Nuala McAllister: I thank the Minister for focusing on the issue of the onus being on the retailer. Does he accept that there are retailers — often small retailers — who willingly and knowingly sell tobacco products to children, including those in school uniform, and that enforcement is key to making sure that that does not happen?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Electronic Cigarettes (21 May 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: ...from the potential harms associated with underage vaping, while their lungs and brains are still developing. This is why we are committed to reduce the access, appeal and affordability of vapes and tobacco through the Tobacco and Vapes Bill.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Electronic Cigarettes: Sales (21 May 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: ...outlets and ports, upskilled Trading Standards officers, and piloted online underage test programmes. The Government will also introduce fixed penalty notices (FPNs) for the underage sale of tobacco and vaping products. This will support Trading Standards in taking quicker and more proportionate enforcement action against the irresponsible retailers who allow underage sales. Enforcement...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (21 May 2024)

Rachael Maskell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether she has made an estimate of the number of people who start smoking tobacco as a result of using vapes.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Electronic Cigarettes: Health Education (21 May 2024)

Damian Hinds: ...Curriculum for Key Stages 2 and 3 science. To support schools to deliver this content effectively, the department published a suite of teacher training modules, including on drugs, alcohol and tobacco, which makes specific reference to e-cigarettes.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking (20 May 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: Tobacco is responsible for approximately 80,000 deaths a year in the United Kingdom, and causes approximately one in four UK cancer deaths. It also costs our country £21.8 billion a year and puts a huge burden on the National Health Service. Latest estimates from Action on Smoking and Health put the cost of smoking to the NHS and social care at £3 billion a year. All smoked tobacco is...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Nicotine: Products (20 May 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: ...and one in five children having now used a vape. This is extremely worrying given the unknown long-term health impacts and the addictive nature of the nicotine contained in vapes. Collectively, the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016, the Communications Act 2003, the UK Code of Broadcast Advertising, and the Broadcast Code outline restrictions on the marketing and promotion of...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Smuggling (20 May 2024)

Siobhain McDonagh: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prison guards were formally investigated for conveyance of (a) drugs, (b) weapons, (c) tobacco and (d) other illicit material in each year since 2015.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Tobacco and Vapes Bill (20 May 2024)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: To ask His Majesty's Government what data they collected on other countries that have restricted smoking when drafting the Tobacco and Vapes Bill.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Duty Free Allowances: Northern Ireland (17 May 2024)

Steven Baker: ...Ireland would lead to significant distortions of trade as well as a significant revenue loss for both UK and Ireland, as it would otherwise create a legal route for unlimited amounts of alcohol and tobacco to flow into the UK market duty-free.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Alcoholic Drinks: Children (17 May 2024)

Lord Markham: ...Education’s statutory guidance, Relationships education, relationships and sex education and health education, became mandatory in September 2020. Through this, education on drugs, alcohol, and tobacco became compulsory at state-funded primary and secondary schools, teaching children and young people how to manage influences and pressure, and keep themselves healthy and safe. To deter...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Alcoholic Drinks and Smoking: Health Services (16 May 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: Tobacco is uniquely harmful, with no safe level of smoking, and no other consumer product that kills two thirds of its long-term users. It causes one in four cancer deaths, including 70% of lung cancer cases, and takes approximately 80,000 lives every year. The latest estimates from Action on Smoking and Health put the cost of smoking in England at over £21 billion. This includes an annual...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Nicotine: Products (16 May 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: ...harms. Advice on the harms of nicotine can be found on the Talk to Frank website, which is available at the following link: https://www.talktofrank.com/drug/nicotine That is why, through the Tobacco and Vapes Bill, we are proposing to introduce age of sale restrictions of 18 years old for nicotine pouches, ban free samples to under 18 year olds, and introduce new packaging, flavours, and...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Diabetes: Nicotine (16 May 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: ...contained within cigarettes, rather than alternative nicotine delivery methods, and the National Health Service recommends that smokers with diabetes should try to quit. As stated during the Tobacco and Vapes Bill Committee on 14 May 2024, the Department is currently exploring research options to address these evidence gaps in the short, medium, and longer term. I will be setting out...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking: Trading Standards (16 May 2024)

Lord Markham: The Department published the command paper, Stopping the Start, in October 2023, which sets out our plans to create the first Smokefree Generation, to tackle youth vaping, and to strengthen tobacco and vape enforcement. These measures amount to the most significant public health intervention in a generation. The policies announced in the command paper are being introduced through the Tobacco...

5. Member Debate under Standing Order 11.21(iv): Control of tobacco and nicotine products (15 May 2024)

Mabon ap Gwynfor: ...misunderstood the proposal in any case, the motion. The motion isn't to do with impacting on people's right to smoke. It's to do with bringing in a retail register so that we can control who sells tobacco and nicotine products. People will still be able to buy those products. So, hopefully that will convince you that the motion is the right way to go, because it doesn't impact on your...


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