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[UK] Government faces pressure over smoking ban in cars with children

Labour has pressed the government over when it expects to introduce a ban on smoking in cars when children are present. On 10 February the Commons agreed to a move towards making it a criminal offence for people to smoke in cars carrying children.
BBC Online
added Feb 14, 2014 07:24
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[Ireland] 'We need to follow UK lead on car smoke ban'

ASH Ireland said a vote by MPs in the British parliament yesterday overwhelmingly in favour of banning smoking in cars in which children are present is a step forward in protecting them from dangerous second-hand smoke. "ASH Ireland would welcome any in
Evening Herald (ie)
added Feb 12, 2014 12:56
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[UK] MPs back smoking in cars ban

ALL three of Coventry's MPs voted in favour of a ban on smoking in cars when children are passengers.
Coventry Observer (uk)
added Feb 20, 2014 04:01
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[UK] WILLIAMS: Smoking in cars: the hidden agenda behind the ban

The MPs who can't bear to see children in smoky cars but are unmoved by their poverty are simply demonising poor parents
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:16
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[UK] Banned! Smoking in cars carrying children to be a criminal offence within a year after MPs overwhelmingly back new law

In an historic vote, Tory and Lib Dem MPs backed plans to make it illegal to light up in a car in England, punishable by a £60 fine or points on a motorist’s licence. It came after Prime Minister David Cameron the ’time has come’ for a ban, brushing asid
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:55
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[UK] HODGKIN: Which unhealthy lifestyle choice will be next for a ban?

a ban is nothing more than a token move and, if it were to become law, would be incredibly difficult to enforce. How many people do you know who still use their mobile while driving?
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:04
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Vote to ban smoking in cars with children is hailed as victory for child health

The decision by MPs to give governments in England and Wales the power to ban smoking in cars when children are present has been hailed as a big step towards protecting child health. MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the ban, which was introduced las
British Medical Journal
added Feb 12, 2014 13:48
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[UK] Smoking ban in cars carrying children 'by 2015'

Ministers plan to act on last night's vote "sooner rather than later", sources have told the BBC, suggesting legislation could be introduced in the forthcoming Queen's Speech. They added "the details have to be worked through".
BBC Online
added Feb 12, 2014 13:20
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[UK] Andy McSmith's Diary: When it comes to MP’s allegiances, where there’s smoke, there’s fire

Among the most outspoken opponents of the proposed ban on smoking in cars in the presence of children is the Tory MP Dame Angela Watkinson ... last summer she enjoyed £1,260 worth of hospitality at the Chelsea Flower Show, courtesy of Japan Tobacco Inter
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 12, 2014 13:19
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[UK] JOHNSON: Banning smoking in cars is bizarre, intrusive – and right

Unusually for a libertarian free spirit, this time I’m with the bossyboots brigade
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 10, 2014 16:33
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