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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will publish a revised impact assessment on standardised packaging of tobacco products following the comments of the Regulatory Policy Committee. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL2251 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>The consultation-stage impact assessment on standardised packaging of tobacco products is being updated following the public consultation, which ran between 26 June and 7 August 2014. The updated Impact Assessment takes into account previous comments from the Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC) and will be re-submitted to the RPC for their consideration before it is published.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T11:55:04.6967513Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
star this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer more like this
100549
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether ministerial agreement has been reached on whether the United Kingdom is to proceed with standardised tobacco packaging; and whether it had been reached when they notified the European Commission on the draft regulations. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL2286 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government has not yet made a final decision on whether to introduce standardised packaging of tobacco products.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-11-04T15:43:17.6960158Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-04T15:43:17.6960158Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
star this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer more like this
106176
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-04
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will place in the Library of the House a copy of the assessment undertaken by HM Revenue and Customs during the recent consultation of the potential effect of standardised packaging on the illicit tobacco market. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL2647 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government continues to carefully consider all issues relevant to the introduction of standardised packaging of tobacco products.</p><p> </p><p><br> The Department currently has no plans to place this information into the Library. Releasing this information at the present time would undermine Ministers and officials’ capacity for consideration and debate, which is required for proper deliberation of this developing policy.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL2648 more like this
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less than 2014-11-18T12:40:44.46Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-18T12:40:44.46Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
star this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer more like this
106177
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-04
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will place in the Library of the House any correspondence between the Home Office and Department of Health regarding standardised packaging of tobacco products since 2011; and what were the contents of that correspondence. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL2648 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government continues to carefully consider all issues relevant to the introduction of standardised packaging of tobacco products.</p><p> </p><p><br> The Department currently has no plans to place this information into the Library. Releasing this information at the present time would undermine Ministers and officials’ capacity for consideration and debate, which is required for proper deliberation of this developing policy.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL2647 more like this
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less than 2014-11-18T12:40:45.53Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-18T12:40:45.53Z
star this property answering member
2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
star this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer more like this
106178
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-04
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Action on Smoking and Health more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what meetings took place between the Department of Health and Action on Smoking and Health in each of the last three years; and, for each meeting, who were the attendees, including job titles, and what were the nature, location and minutes or outcomes of each meeting. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL2649 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
star this property answer text <p>The Department holds regular meetings with ASH to monitor delivery according to the terms of the grant awarded under Section 64 of the Health and Social Care Act.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Ministers and officials meet a range of organisations on a regular basis to discuss tobacco control. Identifying the notes taken at these meetings would involve a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Details of Ministerial meetings with external stakeholders are published quarterly in arrears on the Gov.UK website at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/ministerial-gifts-hospitality-travel-and-external-meetings-2014</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Details of the amounts awarded to ASH under Section 64 of the Health and Social Care Act are below:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Project name</p></td><td><p>Award</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>Capitalising on Smokefree: the way forward.</p></td><td><p>£220,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>Supporting the Tobacco Plan for England 2011-2012</p></td><td><p>£150,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>Supporting the Tobacco Plan for England 2012-2013</p></td><td><p>£150,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>Supporting the Tobacco Plan for England 2013-2014</p></td><td><p>£175,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>Supporting the Tobacco Plan for England 2014-2015</p></td><td><p>£200,000*</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*Awarded but not yet paid.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>ASH has not received any funding from Public Health England.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The applications for grants provided under Section 64 of the Health and Social Care Act are considered individually on their own merit. Any grants awarded are monitored according to the objectives set out in the grant award letter in line with terms and conditions set out in the Act. ASH provides the Department with an end of grant report for each grant.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL2650 more like this
HL2651 more like this
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less than 2014-11-18T12:42:54.167Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-18T12:42:54.167Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
star this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer more like this
106179
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-04
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Action on Smoking and Health more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much funding Action on Smoking and Health received from the Department of Health or Public Health England in each of the last five years; and on what basis any funding was made available including performance agreements or measures. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL2650 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
star this property answer text <p>The Department holds regular meetings with ASH to monitor delivery according to the terms of the grant awarded under Section 64 of the Health and Social Care Act.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Ministers and officials meet a range of organisations on a regular basis to discuss tobacco control. Identifying the notes taken at these meetings would involve a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Details of Ministerial meetings with external stakeholders are published quarterly in arrears on the Gov.UK website at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/ministerial-gifts-hospitality-travel-and-external-meetings-2014</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Details of the amounts awarded to ASH under Section 64 of the Health and Social Care Act are below:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Project name</p></td><td><p>Award</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>Capitalising on Smokefree: the way forward.</p></td><td><p>£220,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>Supporting the Tobacco Plan for England 2011-2012</p></td><td><p>£150,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>Supporting the Tobacco Plan for England 2012-2013</p></td><td><p>£150,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>Supporting the Tobacco Plan for England 2013-2014</p></td><td><p>£175,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>Supporting the Tobacco Plan for England 2014-2015</p></td><td><p>£200,000*</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*Awarded but not yet paid.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>ASH has not received any funding from Public Health England.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The applications for grants provided under Section 64 of the Health and Social Care Act are considered individually on their own merit. Any grants awarded are monitored according to the objectives set out in the grant award letter in line with terms and conditions set out in the Act. ASH provides the Department with an end of grant report for each grant.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL2649 more like this
HL2651 more like this
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less than 2014-11-18T12:42:54.31Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-18T12:42:54.31Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
star this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer more like this
106180
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-04
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Action on Smoking and Health more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review the funding they provide to Action on Smoking and Health. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL2651 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
star this property answer text <p>The Department holds regular meetings with ASH to monitor delivery according to the terms of the grant awarded under Section 64 of the Health and Social Care Act.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Ministers and officials meet a range of organisations on a regular basis to discuss tobacco control. Identifying the notes taken at these meetings would involve a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Details of Ministerial meetings with external stakeholders are published quarterly in arrears on the Gov.UK website at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/ministerial-gifts-hospitality-travel-and-external-meetings-2014</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Details of the amounts awarded to ASH under Section 64 of the Health and Social Care Act are below:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Project name</p></td><td><p>Award</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>Capitalising on Smokefree: the way forward.</p></td><td><p>£220,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>Supporting the Tobacco Plan for England 2011-2012</p></td><td><p>£150,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>Supporting the Tobacco Plan for England 2012-2013</p></td><td><p>£150,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>Supporting the Tobacco Plan for England 2013-2014</p></td><td><p>£175,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>Supporting the Tobacco Plan for England 2014-2015</p></td><td><p>£200,000*</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*Awarded but not yet paid.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>ASH has not received any funding from Public Health England.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The applications for grants provided under Section 64 of the Health and Social Care Act are considered individually on their own merit. Any grants awarded are monitored according to the objectives set out in the grant award letter in line with terms and conditions set out in the Act. ASH provides the Department with an end of grant report for each grant.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL2649 more like this
HL2650 more like this
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less than 2014-11-18T12:42:54.477Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-18T12:42:54.477Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
star this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer more like this
106181
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-04
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the legal status in United Kingdom law of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Protocol and the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL2652 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
star this property answer text <p>The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is an international treaty that the United Kingdom signed on 16 June 2003, ratified on 16 December 2004 and which entered into force for the UK on 16 March 2005. The UK has therefore consented to be bound under international law by the rights and obligations set out in the FCTC. More information on the FCTC, including the text of the treaty is at on the web at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>www.who.int/fctc<br> <br> The Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control is an initiative of the Smokefree Action Coalition. Local councils are invited to voluntarily sign the Declaration, as “a statement of a council’s commitment to ensure tobacco control is part of mainstream public health work and commits councils to taking comprehensive action to address the harm from smoking”. More information on the Declaration is on the web at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>www.smokefreeaction.org.uk/declaration</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-11-18T12:41:51.18Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-18T12:41:51.18Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
star this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer more like this
100035
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS: Reorganisation more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the cost to date of the reorganisation of the National Health Service as a result of the reforms in the Health and Social Care Act 2012. more like this
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Baroness McDonagh more like this
star this property uin HL2241 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
star this property answer text <p>I announced in my Written Ministerial Statement of 23 July 2014, columns WS135-136, that the costs of implementing policies in the Health and Social Care Act incurred to 31 March 2014 were £1,316 million. This is the latest available figure.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>These costs have been more than covered by the savings arising from the Health and Social Care Act, which up to 31 March 2014, were approximately £4.9 billion.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-11-04T12:33:57.8617553Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-04T12:33:57.8617553Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3701
star this property label Biography information for Baroness McDonagh more like this
100060
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to address Britain’s drinking culture, which Public Health England recently identified as causing a rise in liver disease deaths. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL2266 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s Alcohol Strategy, set out ambitions whereby ‘we will radically reshape the approach to alcohol and reduce the number of people drinking to excess’. The ambitions include:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>- a change in behaviour so that people think it is not acceptable to drink in ways that could cause harm to themselves and others;</p><p> </p><p>- a reduction in the amount of alcohol-fuelled violent crime;</p><p> </p><p>- a reduction in the number of adults drinking above the National Health Service guidelines;</p><p> </p><p>- a reduction in the number of people ‘binge drinking’;</p><p> </p><p>- a reduction in the number of alcohol-related deaths; and</p><p> </p><p>- a sustained reduction in both the numbers of 11-15 year olds drinking alcohol and the amounts consumed.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In November 2012, the Home Office launched a consultation on five key areas with the aim of reducing alcohol-fuelled crime, anti-social behaviour and alcohol-related health harm.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government response, published in July 2013, provided an analysis of the responses and set out the next steps that the Government will take:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>- targeted national action, ending sales of the cheapest alcohol by introducing a ban on selling alcohol below the price of duty and VAT, and strengthening the ban on irresponsible promotions in pubs and clubs;</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>- a challenge to industry to increase its efforts, building on what has already been achieved through the Public Health Responsibility Deal. This includes tackling high strength products; promoting alcohol responsibly in shops; improving education around drinking; and supporting targeted local action; and</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>- support local action on alcohol-related harm, identifying a number of high harm local alcohol action areas and take action with them to strengthen local partnerships; improve enforcement; and share good practice based on what works locally. The Minister for Crime Prevention announced the twenty successful areas on 13 February 2014.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-11-04T12:35:46.3988105Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-04T12:35:46.3988105Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this