asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish statistics showing recent trends in the use of cigarettes and other tobacco products; and if he will make a statement on the implementation of the Protection of Children (Tobacco) Act 1986 in Scotland.
The currently available statistics are as follows:
|(1) Prevalence of smoking among adults aged 16 and over in Scotland (a)|
|Per cent.||Per cent.|
|(2) Prevalence of smoking among secondary schoolchildren in Scotland (Smoking more than one cigarette a week) (b)|
|Per cent.||Per cent.||Per cent.|