Smoking and Health APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 15/06/2022

To monitor and discuss the health and social effects of smoking; to review potential changes to existing legislation to reduce levels of smoking; to assess the latest medical techniques to assist in smoking cessation; and to act as a resource for the group's members on all issues relating to smoking and public health.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.
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APPG Supplied Content

APPGs can register with Parallel Parliament and submit files and articles to be placed here.

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Submitters can draft and edit publications, and either release them on demand, or schedule release for a future date.

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7 Current APPG Officers
Alex Cunningham Portrait
Alex Cunningham
Vice Chair
Labour - Stockton North
Joined: 29th August 2018
Lord Rennard Portrait
Lord Rennard
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Mary Kelly Foy Portrait
Mary Kelly Foy
Vice Chair
Labour - City of Durham
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Lord Young of Cookham Portrait
Lord Young of Cookham
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Bob Blackman MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7082.

Email: bob.blackman.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

John Waldron, Action on Smoking and Health, Unit 2.9, The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, London SE11 5RR. Tel: 020 7404 0242

Email: john.waldron@ash.org.uk

Secretariat:

Action on Smoking and Health acts as the group's secretariat. https://ash.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://ash.org.uk/appg

Date
9 Mar 2022
Source
Action on Smoking and Health
Description
Event
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Jan 2022
Source
Action on Smoking and Health
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/01/2022 To : 13/01/2023
Value
£1,501
Date
9 Jun 2021
Source
SPECTRUM Research Consortium
Description
Analysis and review provided for a report
Value
£1,501
Date
9 Jun 2021
Source
Gardiner Richardson
Description
PR work for a report
Value
£3,001
Date
14 Jan 2021
Source
Action on Smoking and Health
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/01/2021 To : 13/01/2022
Value
£3,001
Date
26 Oct 2016
Source
Action on Smoking and Health
Description
Printing report; producing bulletins; funding a reception.
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jul 2016
Source
Action on Smoking and Health
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/07/2016 To : 30/06/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
25 Mar 2015
Source
Action on Smoking and Health
Description
Reception
Value
£3,001
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Action on Smoking and Health
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Smoking and Health APPG

Former APPG Officers
Kevin Barron Portrait
Kevin Barron
Vice-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Rother Valley
Joined: 24th November 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness O'Cathain Portrait
Baroness O'Cathain
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Kevin Barron Portrait
Kevin Barron
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Rother Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships