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| 09 October 2015
A bill to ban smoking in cars carrying children has passed its first hurdle in the Scottish Parliament. MSPs voted unanimously in favour of the general principles of the legislation, which aims to protect children from the effects of second-hand smoke.
It could mean fines of up to £100 for smokers who light up in a car with a young passenger. The member's bill was introduced by the Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume.
| 08 October 2015
A Bill to ban smoking in cars carrying children is expected to pass its first hurdle in the Scottish Parliament. MSPs will vote in favour of legislation to protect children from the effects of second-hand smoke. It could mean fines of up to £100 for smokers who light up in a car with a young passenger.
| 07 October 2015
The Chief Officers of the public sector organisations in Perth and Kinross, Elected Members of Perth and Kinross Council and the NHS Tayside Board are pleased to support the latest Perth and Kinross Child Protection Committee (CPC) Standards and Quality Report 2014 / 2015.