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167920
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star this property date less than 2014-12-04more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 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
unstar 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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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer remove filter
167921
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-04more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar 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
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer remove filter
167922
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-04more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
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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
unstar 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
star this property date less than 2014-12-04more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar 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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167924
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-04more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar 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
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175890
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-27more like thismore than 2015-01-27
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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 the likely impact on the illicit tobacco market of their announcement to proceed with standardised packaging for tobacco products. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL4470 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-02-10more like thismore than 2015-02-10
star this property answer text <p>The Government has considered carefully all aspects relevant to standardised packaging of tobacco products, including potential impacts on illicit trade. HM Revenue &amp; Customs has prepared an assessment of the potential impact of standardised packaging on illicit tobacco, which 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 2015-02-10T15:22:55.413Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-10T15:22:55.413Z
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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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175891
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-27more like thismore than 2015-01-27
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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 whether they will place in the Library of the House all correspondence including emails between Ministers and officials of the Department of Health and Action on Smoking and Health between 1 January 2012 and 27 January 2015. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL4471 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-02-10more like thismore than 2015-02-10
star this property answer text <p>The Department of Health 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.</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:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/ministerial-gifts-hospitality-overseas-travel-and-meetings" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/ministerial-gifts-hospitality-overseas-travel-and-meetings</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Copies have been placed in the Library.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Searching for and preparing the correspondence requested for release could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL4473 more like this
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less than 2015-02-10T16:11:54.617Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-10T16:11:54.617Z
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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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175892
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-27more like thismore than 2015-01-27
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Smuggling 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 links between terrorist organisations and the illicit tobacco market in the United Kingdom. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL4472 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-02-16more like thismore than 2015-02-16
star this property answer text <p>HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) currently has no direct evidence that profits from tobacco fraud fund any specific terrorist groups.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The joint HMRC/Border Force strategy to tackle tobacco smuggling has been successful in driving a consistent and sustained reduction in the illicit market in the UK, reducing the market share for illicit cigarettes by more than half and hand-rolling tobacco by one-third since 2000.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The latest tobacco anti-fraud strategy ‘Tackling Tobacco Smuggling – building on our successes’ was launched in April 2011. Its objective is to achieve further sustainable downward pressure on the illicit market in cigarettes through to 2015. A copy was placed in the House of Commons library at that time.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In 2013/14, HMRC referred 328 cases for prosecution and seized 1,437 million cigarettes and 330 tonnes of hand-rolling tobacco.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2015-02-16T16:42:52.643Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-16T16:42:52.643Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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175893
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-27more like thismore than 2015-01-27
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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 many meetings the Department of Health has had at ministerial and official level with Action on Smoking and Health between 1 January 2012 and 27 January 2015; and, for each meeting, what were the titles of those attending and the topics discussed. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL4473 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-02-10more like thismore than 2015-02-10
star this property answer text <p>The Department of Health 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.</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:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/ministerial-gifts-hospitality-overseas-travel-and-meetings" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/ministerial-gifts-hospitality-overseas-travel-and-meetings</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Copies have been placed in the Library.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Searching for and preparing the correspondence requested for release could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL4471 more like this
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less than 2015-02-10T16:11:54.713Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-10T16:11:54.713Z
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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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175894
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-27more like thismore than 2015-01-27
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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 the potential costs of compensation due to the loss of intellectual property arising from the introduction of standardised tobacco packaging. more like this
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Lord Palmer more like this
star this property uin HL4474 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-02-10more like thismore than 2015-02-10
star this property answer text <p>The Government has considered carefully all issues relevant to the introduction of standardised packaging of tobacco products, including legal aspects.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2015-02-10T15:46:08.463Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-10T15:46:08.463Z
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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