HC Deb 24 July 2000 vol 354 c419W
Mr. Hunter

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry when he last met representatives of the United Kingdom tobacco industry to discuss the export trade implications of the European Commission's proposal for a directive concerning the manufacture, production and sale of tobacco products. [132334]

Mr. Alan Johnson

I have received a number of written representations on this issue from UK tobacco manufacturing companies in recent months.