Mark backs LEP campaign on illegal tobacco

(December 13, 2012)

Mark is supporting the Lancashire Evening Post's campaign for stronger penalties for the sale of illicit tobacco.

Mark has put forward an Early Day Motion which aims to raise awareness of the issue and increase reports to the police and Trading Standards in the hope of prosecuting more criminals.

Mark said: "It is essential the authorities crack down on this as it has huge health consequences to the people of Preston as well as loss in revenue to the Government at a time it can ill afford it.

"I have putforward an Early Day Motion forward supporting the campaign and my colleagues support it to."

To see Mark's EDM please follow this link

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