Submissions



Each year ASH makes a number of submissions to government, parliamentary committees and other inquiries related to tobacco and smoking both in the UK and internationally.

ASH responds to the Women and Equalities Committee’s Health and social care and LGBT communities inquiry


This inquiry sought evidence on what more needs to be done to improve access and provision of health and social care for LGBT communities. ASH responded in light of the UK’s LGBT population having a disproportionately high smoking prevalence, and the community therefore being at greater risk of smoking-related diseases and death. November 2018 – […]

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ASH response to the Health and Social Care Committee’s inquiry into the first 1000 days of life


In November 2018 ASH submitted a response to the Health and Social Care Committee inquiry into the first 1000 days of life. The inquiry sought evidence on the most effective ways to improve the quality of the first 1000 days of a child’s life, focusing specifically on national strategy; current spending and barriers to investment; […]

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ASH response to CAMHS Service Specification consultation


August 2018. Download response here.

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ASH response to NICE consultation: Behaviour change technology interventions


July 2018. Download response here.

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ASH response to NICE consultation on Atrial Fibrillation


July 2018. Download response here.

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ASH response to consultation on new RCGP curriculum


June 2018. Download response here.

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ASH response to Mental Health APPG consultation


June 2018. Download response here.

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ASH response to NICE consultation on ‘Tobacco Suite: prevention, cessation and harm reduction’


In June 2018 ASH submitted a response to the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence draft scope consultation reviewing the guidelines on tobacco: prevention, cessation and harm reduction. You can read the response here:

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ASH response to NICE consultation: Rehabilitation in people with severe and enduring mental illness


May 2018. Download response here.

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ASH response to NICE’s consultation on chronic heart failure in adults


In April 2018 ASH submitted a response to NICE’s draft guideline ‘chronic heart failure in adults: diagnosis and management.’ You can read the submission here:

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ASH response to Ealing Council’s consultation on the proposal to discontinue the local Stop Smoking service contract from April 2019


In April 2018 ASH submitted a response to Ealing Council’s consultation on the proposal to discontinue the local Stop Smoking service contract from April 2019. You can read the submission below.

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ASH response to DHSC’s consultation on local authority public health prescribed activity


In April 2018 ASH submitted a response to the Department of Health and Social Care consultation. The consultation sought evidence on the prescribing in regulations of specific local authority public health activity.  You can read the submission below.

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ASH and UKCTAS response to the Science and Technology Select Committee inquiry into the Impact of social media and screen-use on young people’s health


Written evidence from ASH and the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies. Full submission below.

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ASH supplementary evidence for the Science and Technology Select Committee


On 27 March 2018 experts from ASH gave evidence to the Science and Technology Committee in Parliament. The evidence related to electronic cigarettes. You can read the full submission below.

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ASH response to Science and Technology Committee inquiry into e-cigarettes


In December 2017 ASH made a submission to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee inquiry into e-cigarettes. You can read the submission by following the link below.

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