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Background

Weatherley is the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade. He is the ex-Secretary of the All Party Parliamentary Small Shops Group which is chaired by Priti Patel, the MP for Witham (Conservative). [1]

Against the Point of Sale Display Ban

Weatherley led the campaign against the implementation of the Display Ban at Westminster. [2]

According to his website, Weatherley believes “that the Tobacco Display Ban is a badly planned piece of legislation which will do nothing to stop smoking” [3]

Notes

  1. indieretail.org, APPSSG, undated, accessed May 2014
  2. Jamie Doward and Alex Ascherson, Tobacco firms accused of funding campaign to keep cigarettes on display, The Guardian, 26 February 2011, accessed May 2014
  3. Mike Weatherley website, Tobacco Display Ban, 19 November 2010, accessed May 2014