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WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 62723, tabled on 25 October 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has (a) for inclusive stakeholder engagement in advance of the Ninth session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and (b) to include one of the UK’s experts in tobacco harm reduction in the preparations for that COP.

Answered on

28 October 2021

We have consulted widely on issues related to the Conference of the Parties to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. In line with Article 5.3 of the Convention, the Department engages only with those stakeholders and experts who are independent of the tobacco industry.

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