6 May 2009: The various contributions which I made during the debate on amendments 46, 47 and 60 of the Report stage of the Health Bill can be accessed from the TheyWorkForYou section in the right hand panel. The vote on point of sale (amendment 46) was won by 204 to 110 votes.
ASH have put out a press release entitled "Lords put tobacco out of sight of children." Deborah Arnott, Chief Executive of ASH writes: "Richard Faulkner was the rock on which this victory was built, backed up by an array of peers from all sides of the House. I hadn’t dared to hope for victory on such a scale, but the strength and depth of our supporters, and the quality of their speeches, provided a strong sense of direction for the whole of the House."