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  1. Session 1: 12 May 1999 to 31 March 2003
  2. Session 2: 7 May 2003 to 2 April 2007
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Question reference: S6W-26954

  • Asked by: Monica Lennon, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Monday, 22 April 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Mairi McAllan on 7 May 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether it has assessed the potential impact on its commitment to ban single-use vapes in the event that the UK Government's Tobacco and Vapes Bill is not passed by the UK Parliament, and what discussions the Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity has had with the UK Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, or any other UK Government ministers, regarding this Bill.