HC Deb 02 December 1997 vol 302 c136W
Mr. Bob Russell

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if darts will be treated as a recognised sport for the purposes of the tobacco advertising ban. [18153]

Mr. Banks

The proposed EU Directive would ban all advertising through sponsorship, including darts events. It also proposes a phase-out period to allow alternative sponsors to be found. The Government will actively support efforts to secure alternative sponsors.

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