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

APPG on Smoking & Health
Jun 2021
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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 then.

Further links:

  • The executive summary is available here.
  • UCL modelling of the impact of the APPG recommendations is available here.
  • Briefing on raising the age of sale to 21.

Westminster Hall debate on APPG recommendations

  • Recording available here.
  • Transcript available here.

The report is endorsed by the following organisations:

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC)
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)
Alzheimer’s Research UK
Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH)
Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists (ARNS)
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Best Beginnings
Blackpool Community Tobacco Addiction Service
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Breathe 2025
Brent Council
British Heart Foundation (BHF)
British Lung Foundation & Asthma UK
British Sleep Society
British Thoracic Society (BTS)
Bury Council
Centre for Mental Health
Change Grow Live – Newcastle Stop Smoking Service
City of York Council
County Durham Tobacco Control Alliance
Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Equally Well
Faculty of Public Health (FPH)
Future Regeneration of Grangetown (FROG)
Gateshead Council
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership
Hull Alliance on Tobacco
Hull University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust
Isle of Wight Council
Livewell Southwest CIC
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
Middlesbrough Borough Council
Middlesbrough Public Health
National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training (NCSCT)
Newcastle City Council
NIHR Applied Research Collaboration North East and North Cumbria
North Bristol NHS Trust
North East Lincolnshire Wellbeing Service
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust
North Tyneside Council
Northumberland County Council
Oral Health Foundation
Primary Care Respiratory Society
Public Health Devon
Queen Mary University of London
Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
Redcar and Cleveland Trading Standards Service
Response – Mental Health Care and Support
Royal College of General Practitioners
Royal College of Physicians
Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH)
Sheffield City Council
Sheffield Tobacco Control Board
Shire Green Medical Centre
Smokefree Devon Alliance
Somerset County Council
South Tyneside Council
South Tyneside Health and Wellbeing Board
Space Youth Services (DYS Space Ltd)
SPECTRUM Research Consortium
St Helens Wellbeing Services CHCP Foundation
Sunderland City Council
Tees Local Pharmaceutical Committee
Torbay Council
University Hospitals Plymouth
Wakefield Council
Wakefield Tobacco Control Alliance
West Yorkshire & Harrogate Cancer Alliance
Yorkshire Cancer Research
Young People’s Substance Misuse Service
North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care System Population Health and Prevention Board
The Avenue Centre
Solis Dental Studio
Future Regeneration of Grangetown (FROG)
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Yorkshire Cancer Research