§ Mr. Horam
The Committee for Monitoring Agreements on Tobacco Adverting and Sponsorship—COMATAS—was established to monitor both the voluntary agreement on tobacco products' advertising and promotion and the voluntary agreement on sponsorship of sport by tobacco companies in the United Kingdom. This committee reports annually on the progress and operation222W
§ Mr. Horam
The information is shown in the table.
The deaths data up to 1992 for England and Wales represent the number of deaths registered for each year while deaths from 1993 represent the number of deaths which occurred in each year. Also, new procedures for coding cause of death from 1993, and the absence of medical inquiries, mean that figures for 1993 onwards may not be exactly comparable with earlier years. For most conditions however, including all meningitis, these effects are small. More details may be found in "OPCS Series DH2" for 1993, which was published in October 1995; copies of which are available in the Library.
of the voluntary agreements. The eighth report of COMATAS was published on 18 July this year, and copies are available in the Library.