- Collect and publish industry data on profits, taxes, prices, spending on marketing, research and CSR and local data on sales of all products as recommended by the backbench All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health.
- Implement and embed a government program to regularly raise and maintain awareness of Article 5.3 and how to comply with it across all government agencies.
- Require the DHSC to develop and disseminate a comprehensive set of rules for public officials, prescribing standards with which public officials should comply in dealings with the industry.
- Ban industry CSR activities in the U.K.
- Create a comprehensive and legally binding lobbying transparency register and make it a legal requirement for industry affiliated organizations and individuals to register with the government before lobbying.
- Avoid conflicts of interest by prohibiting the industry from making contributions (monetary of otherwise) to government officials. These would include offers of assistance, policy drafts or study visit invitations. Prohibit public officials from holding positions in, or being seconded to, the industry.
- Audit HMRC to ascertain whether the government provides preferential tax exemption to the industry and remove duty-free concessions for tobacco products.
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