Early day motion 816

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ILLICIT TOBACCO TRADE

That this House calls for stronger penalties for the sale of counterfeit tobacco, including shisha tobacco, and an increased drive to secure more criminal prosecutions to reduce the trade in illicit tobacco, which is often linked to drugs, human trafficking and prostitution; notes that while the risks of smoking are well documented, unlicensed and unregulated tobacco can contain products which cause additional harm to human health; further notes that the sale of illicit tobacco undermines the impact of tax increases on reducing consumption and disproportionately impacts young and vulnerable people in deprived communities; and welcomes campaigns to raise awareness of this issue in local communities, including the Lancashire Evening Post's Don't Let Them Make A Packet campaign.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 12.12.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 05.12.2012
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 11.12.2012
Dowd, Jim Labour Party Lewisham West and Penge 16.01.2013
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 06.12.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 17.12.2012
Hendrick, Mark Labour Party Preston 04.12.2012
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 04.12.2012
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 12.12.2012
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 04.12.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 13.12.2012
Lopresti, Jack Conservative Party Filton and Bradley Stoke 13.12.2012
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 23.01.2013
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 05.12.2012
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 04.12.2012
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 12.12.2012
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 05.12.2012
Roy, Frank Labour Party Motherwell and Wishaw 04.12.2012
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 19.12.2012
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 06.12.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 05.12.2012
Sheridan, Jim Labour Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 05.12.2012
Sutcliffe, Gerry Labour Party Bradford South 04.12.2012
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 11.12.2012