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Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 58745, tabled on 19 October 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, in the context of smoking prevalence among adults, what assessment he has made of the feasibility of delivering a smoke-free country by 2030.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

25 October 2021

We are committed to reducing the harms caused by tobacco and smoking rates amongst adults are currently at 13.9%, the lowest on record. The Department is currently preparing a new Tobacco Control Plan which will deliver our ambition to be smoke-free by 2030.

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