Tobacco

Department of Health written question – answered on 17th January 2017.

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Photo of Andrew Murrison Andrew Murrison Conservative, South West Wiltshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he plans for the Tobacco Control Strategy to be published.

Photo of Andrew Murrison Andrew Murrison Conservative, South West Wiltshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, on what dates he has met supermarkets to discuss their policy on tobacco sales.

Photo of Nicola Blackwood Nicola Blackwood The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The Government is developing a new tobacco control plan, which will be published shortly.

As part of the development of the tobacco control plan, stakeholders were invited to give views during the initial stages. This included representatives from the independent retail sector. Ministers have not met with individual supermarkets to discuss tobacco sales.

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