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Lord Palmer to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which current proposals for implementation of Articles 15 and 16 of the EU Tobacco Products Directive, as consulted upon by the European Commission, go beyond the original intent of the Directive; and whether they support the implementation of such measures.  HL2226 [I]

Question HL2226: tabled on 18 October 2017 and due for answer by 1 November 2017

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which current proposals for implementation of Articles 15 and 16 of the EU Tobacco Products Directive, as consulted upon by the European Commission, go beyond the original intent of the Directive; and whether they support the implementation of such measures.
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British American Tobacco plc
As a member of the Lords and Commons Cigar Club the member receives regular hospitality and invitations to events which during the course of the calendar year together amount to more than £300 in value and all of which are paid for by the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association
Convenor, Lords and Commons Cigar Club