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Smoking

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 19 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was spent on (a) prevention and (b) campaigns designed to assist people to stop smoking in each year since 1997. (150958)

The available information is set out in the tables.

The Department does not centrally collect information on additional local spend on tobacco control including campaigns.

Campaign advertising expenditure for smoking

£ million

1997-98

1998-99

1999-2000

6.18

2000-01

8.97

2001-02

7.79

2002-03

7.87

2003-04

17.34

2004-05

24.00

2005-06

22.70

2006-07

13.5

Financial allocations to the NHS for stop smoking services

£ million

1997-98

1998-99

1999-2000

110

2000-01

220

2001-02

2, 323

2002-03

323

2003-04

41

2004-05

46

2005-06

51

2006-07

56

2007-08

56

HAZ = Health action zones.

1 HAZs only.

2 10 million HAZs, 10 million HAs.

3 £3 million in 2001-02 and 2002-03 for smoking in pregnancy initiative.