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star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-11-04more 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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging 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 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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star 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
unstar this property grouped question UIN HL2647 more like this
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less than 2014-11-18T12:40:45.53Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer remove filter
106178
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-11-04more 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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Action on Smoking and Health more like this
star 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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star 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
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer remove filter
106179
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-11-04more 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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Action on Smoking and Health more like this
star 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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star 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
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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
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106180
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-11-04more 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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Action on Smoking and Health more like this
star 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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star 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
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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
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer remove filter
106181
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-11-04more 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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco more like this
star 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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star 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
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167920
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-12-04more like thismore than 2014-12-04
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging more like this
star 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 when they will publish the results of the consultation on the standardised packaging of tobacco products. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL3444 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-16more like thismore than 2014-12-16
star this property answer text <p>A consultation on the <em>introduction of regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products</em> closed on 7 August 2014.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>A summary report of this consultation will be published in due course.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2014-12-16T15:04:43.053Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-16T15:04:43.053Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
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167921
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-12-04more like thismore than 2014-12-04
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging more like this
star 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 assessment they have made of indications that the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco products in other countries may have led to an increase in the consumption of cigarettes; and how they plan to take such findings into account before deciding whether to introduce such a policy in the United Kingdom. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL3445 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-16more like thismore than 2014-12-16
star this property answer text <p> </p><p /> <p>The Government continues to consider carefully all issues relevant to the introduction of standardised packaging of tobacco products, including emerging evidence from Australia. <br> <br> No final decision has been made on whether to introduce regulations to require standardised packaging of tobacco products.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL3446 more like this
HL3447 more like this
HL3448 more like this
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less than 2014-12-16T15:15:15.057Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-16T15:15:15.057Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
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167922
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-12-04more like thismore than 2014-12-04
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging more like this
star 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 assessment they have made of indications that the adult smoking rate in other countries may have increased following the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco products; and how they plan to take such findings into account before deciding whether to introduce such a policy in the United Kingdom. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL3446 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-16more like thismore than 2014-12-16
star this property answer text <p>The Government continues to consider carefully all issues relevant to the introduction of standardised packaging of tobacco products, including emerging evidence from Australia. <br> <br> No final decision has been made on whether to introduce regulations to require standardised packaging of tobacco products.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL3445 more like this
HL3447 more like this
HL3448 more like this
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less than 2014-12-16T15:15:15.173Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-16T15:15:15.173Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
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167923
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-12-04more like thismore than 2014-12-04
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging more like this
star 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 assessment they have made of indications that youth smoking rates in other countries may have increased following the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco products; and how they plan to take such findings into account before deciding whether to introduce such a policy in the United Kingdom. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL3447 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-16more like thismore than 2014-12-16
star this property answer text <p>The Government continues to consider carefully all issues relevant to the introduction of standardised packaging of tobacco products, including emerging evidence from Australia. <br> <br> No final decision has been made on whether to introduce regulations to require standardised packaging of tobacco products.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL3445 more like this
HL3446 more like this
HL3448 more like this
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less than 2014-12-16T15:15:15.263Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-16T15:15:15.263Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
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167924
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-12-04more like thismore than 2014-12-04
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging more like this
star 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 assessment they have made of indications that there has been an increase in the consumption of illegal tobacco in countries which may have introduced plain packaging of tobacco products; and how they plan to take such findings into account before deciding whether to introduce such a policy in the United Kingdom. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL3448 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-16more like thismore than 2014-12-16
star this property answer text <p>The Government continues to consider carefully all issues relevant to the introduction of standardised packaging of tobacco products, including emerging evidence from Australia. <br> <br> No final decision has been made on whether to introduce regulations to require standardised packaging of tobacco products.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL3445 more like this
HL3446 more like this
HL3447 more like this
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less than 2014-12-16T15:15:15.357Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-16T15:15:15.357Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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3192
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer remove filter