APPG Representation to the 2015 Spending Review
On Sunday 11th October the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health published evidence to support a significant increase in spending on tobacco control.
The report provides a summary of the evidence presented at an Inquiry by the APPG into the cost effectiveness of tobacco control and is being submitted as evidence to the Treasury’s Comprehensive Spending Review.
APPG Inquiry on Illicit Trade
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health recently held an Inquiry into the illicit trade in tobacco products. The Inquiry followed the adoption of the Illicit Trade Protocol, a subsidiary treaty under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, at the fifth Conference of the Parties to the FCTC in November 2012. Click here for the full report of the Inquiry. Written evidence was submitted to the Inquiry by the following experts and organisations and is available to download below:
1. Howard Reed, Update to the Cost Benefit Analysis for the UK of the Illicit Trade Protocol
2. North of England Partnership, Tackling Illicit Tobacco for Better Health Programme evidence at illicit trade inquiry
3. Luk Joossens evidence at illicit trade inquiry
4. Prof. Anna Gilmore evidence at illicit trade inquiry
5. Austin Rowan summary of oral evidence
6. Andy Leggett summary of oral evidence
7. Tobacco Manufacturers Association evidence at illicit trade inquiry
8. Dr Mohammed Jawad evidence at illicit trade inquiry
9. South East London Illegal Tobacco Cluster evidence at illicit trade inquiry
10. Trading Standards Institute Tobacco Focus Group evidence at illicit trade inquiry