Vaping APPG

First Registered: 21/11/2018 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To explore the most appropriate parliamentary and regulatory response to e-cigarettes and to raise education and literacy amongst policy makers regarding e-cigarettes and related public policy questions.

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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Recent Documents related to Vaping

1. Vaping in England: evidence update March 2020
04/03/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Vaping in England: an evidence update including mental health and pregnancy, March 2020

2. letter to professional organisations
12/02/2020 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
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Found: 2 7 January 2020 E - cigarette use or vaping: reporting suspected side effects, including lung

3. Vaping in England: evidence update March 2020
04/03/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Research and analysis Vaping in England: evidence update March 2020 Annual

4. Allow vape shops to open during lock downs class them as “essential”
24/03/2020 - Petitions

Found: PHE & NHS support vaping industry,they have made this clear around the world, Closing vape stores

5. Make advertising vaping illegal in the same way as advertised smoking is illegal
05/07/2019 - Petitions

Found: Advertising vaping is currently legal, while advertising cigarettes is illegal. Advertising vapes should

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Vaping

1. E-cigarettes
31/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: Health England, vaping is at least 95% less harmful than smoking. That does not mean that vaping is safe, and - Speech Link
2: very clear from all the available evidence that vaping is significantly less harmful than smoking, I none - Speech Link
3: ambitious target, which he alluded to, by embracing vaping, getting more information out there to those clinicians - Speech Link

2. Smoke-free Society by 2030
23/03/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: every region of England quit rates involving a vaping product were higher than those for any other method - Speech Link
2: other Members will talk about the opportunities of vaping for small companies, whether they be retail outlets - Speech Link
3: It could be achievable, however, if we embraced vaping far more than we do at present and if we promoted - Speech Link

3. Health: Vaping
14/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: apart from the ban on smoking in public places, vaping has been the most successful intervention to reduce - Speech Link
2: there is no evidence on the impact of long-term vaping, which is why Public Health England continues to - Speech Link
3: reducing public use of cancer-inducing cigarettes and vaping, which I understand is not risk free, although - Speech Link

4. Vaping
01/11/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered the matter of vaping.I was pleased to secure this debate, because - Speech Link
2: social justice issue as well as a health issue. Vaping is much cheaper and safer, so it should not be - Speech Link
3: to be done with our young people in relation to vaping and the dangers of smoking? How can we achieve - Speech Link

5. Smoking: Vaping
19/12/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: decision to include vaping within its stop smoking campaign for 2017, they will review vaping regulations in - Speech Link
2: little disappointed. Given the strong evidence that vaping is much safer than smoking, that it is very effective - Speech Link
3: Viscount is right to highlight the benefits of vaping: it is considerably safer than smoking and is a - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Vaping
Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Viscount Ridley Portrait
Viscount Ridley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 7th August 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Freedom of Speech , Humanist
Gareth Johnson Portrait
Gareth Johnson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Dartford
Joined: 21st November 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mark Pawsey MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7136.


Public Enquiry Point:

Yousef Dahmash, Office of Mark Pawsey MP, Albert Buildings, 2 Castle Mews, Rugby CV21 2XL. Tel: 01788 579 499


Benefits in Kind
11 Jul 2018
UK Vaping Industry Association
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Vaping APPG

Former APPG Officers
Kevin Barron Portrait
Kevin Barron
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Rother Valley
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Glyn Davies Portrait
Glyn Davies
Conservative - Former Member for Montgomeryshire
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships