Counterfeit Manufacturing: Tobacco

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 6th March 2020.

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Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Conservative, South Holland and The Deepings

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to tackle the sale of counterfeit cigarettes in Lincolnshire.

Photo of Amanda Solloway Amanda Solloway Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Trading Standards are the lead organisation for enforcement of IP at the point of sale, tackling counterfeits and piracy. Local enforcement will be a local matter, in this instance for Lincolnshire Trading Standards.

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