FOI release – correspondence between DH and tobacco manufacturers and tobacco trade bodies

On 19 November 2012 the Department received a FOI request for copies of any correspondence between the Department of Health (DH) and tobacco manufacturers and tobacco trade bodies regarding the government’s consultation on the packaging of tobacco products, which was sent or received during the period of 10 August to 19 November 2012 inclusive. The organisations concerned are:

1) British American Tobacco
2) Imperial Tobacco Ltd
3) Japan Tobacco International, including Gallaher Ltd.
4) Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association
5) Tobacco Retailers Alliance
6) FOREST, including any correspondence in connection with the ‘Hands Off Our Packs’ campaign

The Department disclosed the following correspondence:

British American Tobacco

Letter from DH to BAT, 14 November 2012

Imperial Tobacco Ltd

Letter from DH to Imperial Tobacco Group, 14 November 2012

Email exchange between Imperial Tobacco Group and DH, October and November 2012

Letter from Imperial Tobacco Group to DH, 7 September 2012

Letter from DH to Imperial Tobacco Group, 29 October 2012

Japan Tobacco International

Letter from DH to JTI, 14 November 2012

Letter from DH to JTI, 31 August 2012

Letter from JTI to DH, 3 July 2012

Letter from JTI to DH, 13 November 2012

Tobacco Retailers Alliance

Letter from DH to Tobacco Retailers Alliance, 29 November 2012

Letter from DH to Tobacco Retailers Alliance, 26 November 2012

Letter from Tobacco Retailers Alliance to Dr Daniel Poulter, MP, 1 November 2012

Letter from Tobacco Retailers Alliance to Jeremy Hunt MP, 1 November 2012

FOREST

Letter from DH to Director of Forest, 18 October 2012

Email from DH to Director of Forest, 19 October 2012

Emails from DH to Forest, 14 September 2012

Letter from Forest to DH, 7 September 2012

Email from Forest to DH, 7 September 2012

Email from DH to Forest, 31 August 2012

Email from Forest to DH, 31 August 2012

Email from DH to Forest, 31 August 2012

Letter from Forest to DH, 31 August 2012

Email from Forest to DH, 31 August 2012

Letter from Forest to DH, 30 August 2012

Email from Forest to DH, 30 August 2012

Letter from DH to Forest, 24 August 2012

Email from DH to Forest, 24 August 2012

Letter from DH to Angela Harbutt, Hands Off Our Packs, 30 November 2012

Letter from Hands Off Our Packs to DH, 8 November 2012 

 

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