HC Deb 13 June 1996 vol 279 cc236-7W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people in(a) the United Kingdom and (b) Germany have died of tobacco-related cancers in each of the last 10 years. [31765]

Mr. Horam

The Health Education Authority report "The Smoking Epidemic", copies of which are available in the Library, estimated that there were about 44,000 cancer deaths attributable to smoking in the United Kingdom in 1988.

No comparable figures are available for Germany.

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