Crunching the numbers from yesterday’s vote suggests conventional wisdom doesn’t quite match reality.
Posts Tagged: Smoking
A new milestone for those who turn 18 – being able to sit in the back seat of the car while their parents smoke.
Also: Wales and Northern Ireland prepare for latest step towards tobacco prohibition; and Scotland could see first gay marriages by October.
Also: DUP and Sinn Fein condemn PSNI rules change; Plaid leader would be dual candidate; call for e-cig restrictions in NI.
Also: Scots crackdown on e-cigarettes proposed; small, viable bomb discovered in South Armagh; and Wales sees New Year’s Eve firefighter strike.
Illegal consumption is at record levels, the Government is losing revenue – and retailers are being hurt.
The interesting question is why the Conservatives resurrected the idea when all the rumours about the alleged influence of Lynton Crosby had died down.
Green c**p, payday loans and now cigarettes – the Tory leadership needs to avoid losing its sense of self
It all leaves you wondering how tightly David Cameron holds on to any of these convictions of his.
We’ve only just returned from Strasbourg, but would you believe we’re going back AGAIN next week. The Treaties say we must hold 12 sessions a year there.
Brian Monteith: The Government wants to stem the flow of powers to Europe – so what’s it doing with these smoking laws?
Increased health warnings? Standardised pack size and shape? Sounds a lot like plain packaging, doesn’t it?