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Press Releases



Press releases issued by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Smoking and Health

New Tobacco Control Plan for England Published


18 July 2017 The All Party Group on Smoking and Health has welcomed the new Tobacco Control Plan for England, “Towards a Smokefree Generation”, which was published today by the Department of Health. [1] The APPG is delighted that the Government has responded to its calls for a new Tobacco Control Plan [2] and strongly […]

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MPs call on Government to publish new Tobacco Control Plan without further delay


13 October 2016 Members of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health will today be calling on the Government to publish its promised new Tobacco Control Plan without further delay. [1] The Government committed to a new plan after the previous one expired in December 2015 and to publication in summer 2016, but […]

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MPs call on Chancellor to increase tobacco taxes to fund reduction in smoking prevalence


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APPG warmly welcomes Chantler review and urges Government to implement standardised (“plain”) cigarette packs


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APPG on Smoking and Health Says: Let Parliament Decide on Standardised Packaging


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Illicit Tobacco: the truth the tobacco industry doesn’t want you to know


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Politicians urge the Government to commit to putting tobacco products in standardised packaging


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APPG Inquiry: Smoking in private vehicles


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Politicians warn Government that cutting back on tobacco control investment could lead to smoking rates starting to rise again


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