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Smoking In Work Places And The Public Health White Paper

EDM number 1738 in 2003-04, proposed by David Taylor on 13/10/2004.

That this House notes that the medical and scientific evidence of the dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke in the workplace is now overwhelming; further notes that exposure to secondhand smoke in the workplace may cause more than 700 premature deaths a year, three times the number killed in industrial accidents; further notes that the Scientific Committee on Tobacco and Health has concluded that exposure to secondhand smoke may increase non-smokers' risk of both lung cancer and ischaemic heart disease by about one quarter; further notes that the voluntary approach to smoking restrictions has left at least two million people still working in places where smoking is allowed throughout and at least another 10 million in places where smoking is allowed somewhere on the premises; further notes that the legislation in Ireland ending smoking in workplaces has been a medical and political success, resulting in a 97 per cent. observance rate, large falls in cigarette sales and a large rise in the number of smokers seeking to quit; believes that an end to smoking in the workplace would be a major advance towards a healthier population; and calls on the Government to commit itself to legislation ending smoking in all workplaces in the forthcoming White Paper on public health.

This motion has been signed by a total of 68 MPs.

David Taylor13/10/2004North West LeicestershireLabour Co-operativeProposed
Julie Morgan13/10/2004Cardiff NorthLabourSigned
Adam Price13/10/2004Carmarthen East & DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
John Robertson13/10/2004Glasgow, AnnieslandLabourSigned
Bob Russell13/10/2004ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Llew Smith13/10/2004Blaenau GwentLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins13/10/2004Luton NorthLabourSigned
Annabelle Ewing13/10/2004PerthScottish National PartySigned
Paul Flynn14/10/2004Newport WestLabourSigned
Paul Tyler14/10/2004North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Mike Hancock14/10/2004Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Dismore14/10/2004HendonLabourSigned
David Crausby14/10/2004Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn14/10/2004Islington NorthLabourSigned
Michael Clapham14/10/2004Barnsley West & PenistoneLabourSigned
Lynne Jones14/10/2004Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Brian Iddon14/10/2004Bolton South EastLabourSigned
Lindsay Hoyle14/10/2004ChorleyLabourSigned
Andy Reed14/10/2004LoughboroughLabour Co-operativeSigned
Stephen Hesford14/10/2004Wirral WestLabourSigned
Martin Smyth14/10/2004Belfast SouthUUPSigned
John McFall14/10/2004DumbartonLabour Co-operativeSigned
Valerie Davey18/10/2004Bristol WestLabourSigned
David Chaytor18/10/2004Bury NorthLabourSigned
Laura Moffatt18/10/2004CrawleyLabourSigned
Alice Mahon18/10/2004HalifaxLabourSigned
Mark Lazarowicz18/10/2004Edinburgh North & LeithLabour Co-operativeSigned
Jim Sheridan19/10/2004West RenfrewshireLabourSigned
Nigel Jones19/10/2004CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Elfyn Llwyd19/10/2004Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
Tom Cox19/10/2004TootingLabourSigned
Hywel Francis19/10/2004AberavonLabourSigned
Paul Stinchcombe19/10/2004WellingboroughLabourSigned
Jenny Tonge19/10/2004Richmond ParkLiberal DemocratSigned
Linda Perham20/10/2004Ilford NorthLabourSigned
Brian White20/10/2004North East Milton KeynesLabourSigned
Jeff Ennis20/10/2004Barnsley East & MexboroughLabourSigned
Frank Dobson20/10/2004Holborn & St PancrasLabourSigned
John McDonnell20/10/2004Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Paul Marsden20/10/2004Shrewsbury & AtchamLiberal DemocratSigned
Syd Rapson20/10/2004Portsmouth NorthLabourSigned
Tom Brake20/10/2004Carshalton & WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Iris Robinson21/10/2004StrangfordDUPSigned
Judy Mallaber21/10/2004Amber ValleyLabourSigned
Peter Bradley21/10/2004Wrekin, TheLabourSigned
Jeffrey M Donaldson21/10/2004Lagan ValleyDUPSigned
Betty Williams21/10/2004ConwyLabourSigned
Gordon Prentice25/10/2004PendleLabourSigned
Barry Sheerman25/10/2004HuddersfieldLabour Co-operativeSigned
Harry Cohen25/10/2004Leyton & WansteadLabourSigned
Hywel Williams25/10/2004CaernarfonPlaid CymruSigned
Win Griffiths26/10/2004BridgendLabourSigned
Gerry Steinberg26/10/2004Durham, City ofLabourSigned
Louise Ellman26/10/2004Liverpool, RiversideLabour Co-operativeSigned
Patsy Calton26/10/2004CheadleLiberal DemocratSigned
Phil Sawford27/10/2004KetteringLabourSigned
Lady Hermon27/10/2004North DownUUPSigned
Annette Brooke27/10/2004Mid Dorset & North PooleLiberal DemocratSigned
Anne Campbell27/10/2004CambridgeLabourSigned
Roger Williams27/10/2004Brecon & RadnorshireLiberal DemocratSigned
Ann Cryer01/11/2004KeighleyLabourSigned
Kevin Barron02/11/2004Rother ValleyLabourSigned
John Battle04/11/2004Leeds WestLabourSigned
John Barrett09/11/2004Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Burstow11/11/2004Sutton & CheamLiberal DemocratSigned
Peter Robinson17/11/2004Belfast EastDUPSigned
Gregory Campbell17/11/2004East LondonderryDUPSigned
Nigel Dodds17/11/2004Belfast NorthDUPSigned

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