Tobacco: Packaging

Department of Health written question – answered on 2nd December 2015.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 3 November 2015 to Question 13471, whether the Government's proposed standardised packaging of tobacco policy will now be reassessed against the revised one-in-two-out framework criteria published by the Better Regulation Executive after that policy was finalised.

Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 3 November 2015 to Question 13471, if he will assess the proposed standardised packaging of tobacco against the revised one in, two out framework criteria published by the Better Regulation Executive in its publication entitled, Better Regulation Framework Manual, published in March 2015.

Photo of Jane Ellison Jane Ellison The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

Government policies, including standardised packaging of tobacco products, are assessed against the Better Regulation Framework in place at the time.

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