HC Deb 11 March 1991 vol 187 c350W
Mr. Amos

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has to support smokers in his Department to give up smoking on the eighth No Smoking Day on 13 March; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Dorrell

National No Smoking Day has been publicised widely in the Department. The following activities are planned for 13 Marchmanned information points in building foyers with publicity and leaflets on leading a healthy lifestyle, and encouragement to enrol for stop smoking courses sponsored by the Department. opportunities for smokers to hand in their cigarettes and enter a prize draw. publicity in staff canteen. exhibitions by the Occupational Health Service and the Look After Your Heart project manned by professional advisers available to give advice on giving up smoking.

The aims of national No Smoking Day and the initiatives outlined above have the full support of Ministers in the Department.