Smoking

(asked on 16th July 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to implement the recommendation from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health to make tobacco manufacturers pay for a Smokefree 2030 Fund to bring an end to smoking.


Answered by
Jo Churchill Portrait
Jo Churchill
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 22nd July 2021

The Department are currently considering a range of innovative new proposals to be included in the new Tobacco Control Plan, which we will publish later this year. This includes discussions with HM Treasury about the most effective way to raise additional funds to support smoking cessation services.

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