Public Places

'E-cigarettes are 95% safer than regular cigarettes,' says MP

E-cigarette debate

MP: Welsh ban on e-cigarettes indoors ‘makes no sense’

By Nicholas Robinson

A long-serving Member of Parliament has slammed the Welsh government’s stance on e-cigarettes, following Swansea Council’s inclusion of them in a consultation on banning smoking in outdoor public spaces, which could impact pub gardens.

UKIP warning on smoke ban extension

UKIP warning on smoke ban extension

By John Harrington

The UK Independence Party (UKIP) has called for "civil disobedience" over what it says are plans to ban smoking from all public places, including beer gardens.

Smoking ban: unlikely EU changes will impact UK

Trade relief at Euro smoking plans

By Gemma McKenna

Trade leaders are relieved that European calls for tighter control on access to second hand smoke are unlikely to impact UK pubs. The recommendation,...