The smokers’ group Forest has come out strongly against the UK Labour Party’s plans to ban smoking in cars with children.
“Legislation is completely unnecessary,” said Forest director, Simon Clark.
“Most adult smokers accept that smoking in a car with children present is inconsiderate and the overwhelming majority choose not to.
“Banning smoking in private vehicles is a serious invasion of privacy.
“Education, not legislation, is the way forward.
“Smoking is banned in all enclosed public places, including privately run pubs and clubs.
“Now they want to prohibit smoking in private vehicles.
“What next? A ban on smoking in the home if children are present?”
The Labour Party is currently the main opposition in the UK parliament, for which elections are due to be held in 2015.
Category: Breaking News