About



ASH provides the secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health.

Please use this email address to contact us: appg@ash.org.uk

The agreed purpose of the APPG is: “To monitor and discuss the health and social effects of smoking; to review potential changes in existing legislation to reduce levels of smoking; to assess the latest medical techniques to assist in smoking cessation; and to act as a resource for the group’s members on all issues relating to smoking and public health.”

The APPG on Smoking and Health is listed on the official register of All Party Parliamentary Groups.

Officers of the Group
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Smoking and Health is a cross-party group of Peers and MPs which was founded in 1976.

Chairman:

  • Bob Blackman MP

Treasurer:

  • Ian Mearns MP 

Vice-Chairs:

  • Alex Cunningham MP
  • Lord Rennard
  • Lord Faulkner
  • Baroness Finlay
  • Mary Foy MP
  • Lord Young of Cookham

List of APPG members


A list of the cross-party Peers and MPs members of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Smoking and Health. List of Members (August 2021)

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Delivering a Smokefree 2030: The All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health recommendations for the Tobacco Control Plan 2021


The recommendations in this report include: Global leadership to end smoking. ‘Polluter pays’ Smokefree 2030 Fund for tobacco control. Comprehensive strategy: targeted investment to reduce inequalities; plus tougher regulations to further denormalise smoking. Improved data collection and analysis to inform progress. Interim targets for 2025: further action to be taken if not on track by […]

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AGM minutes – 20 April 2021


AGM minutes – 20 April 2021

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AGM minutes – 14 January 2020


AGM minutes – 14 January 2020  

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AGM minutes – 4 July 2018


AGM minutes – 4 July 2018  

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AGM minutes – 18 July 2017


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AGM minutes – 18 October 2016


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AGM minutes – 01 July 2015


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AGM minutes – 22 October 2014


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AGM minutes – 09 October 2013


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AGM minutes – 03 July 2012


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AGM minutes – 11 July 2011


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AGM minutes – 06 July 2010


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