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Smoking: Diseases

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 179114, tabled on 12 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the cost to the NHS of treating smoking-related illnesses in each of the past five years.

Answered on

19 April 2021

We have made no such estimate.

However, we are committed to reducing smoking prevalence and the associated costs to the National Health Service. A new Tobacco Control Plan will be published later this year.