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Soundbite: David Nuttall MP

On Wednesday David Nuttall, MP for Bury North, will present a 10-minute rule motion in the House of Commons. This will allow David to make the case for an amendment to the smoking ban.

Last week at the Conservative Party Conference David was a guest speaker at Forest's Save The Great British Pub Party. During the event we filmed a short interview with him.

You can link to it HERE. Please embed it on your blog, if you have one, or forward the link to someone who has.

Please forward the link to friends and family. Ask them to forward the link to their MP and please do likewise.

See also: David Nuttall MP calls for end to pub smoking ban (BBC News) and from David Nuttall's website Why the smoking ban should be relaxed.

Reader Comments (16)

Good luck on Wednesday, I'm sure 90% of the pubs & clubs in Dartford would welcome this, regards Gary Rogers.

October 11, 2010 at 21:02 | Unregistered Commenterlisa symmons

David Nuttall MP - a Prince Among Men.

Well, I say 'men'.....................................

October 11, 2010 at 21:35 | Unregistered CommenterMartin V

And also empowered with a rare commodity in a politician nowadays Martin V.
Common sense.

October 11, 2010 at 22:45 | Unregistered CommenterSpecky

At long last somebody with some sense about the smoking ban!! I am in Cornwall and the only reason that our local pub has survived since the smoking ban is because of the tourists. Most of the locals that used to go in no longer do, choosing to use each others houses to meet up and buy in cans. So, good luck for tomorrow, but I don't suppose there is any chance at all of getting anywhere.

October 12, 2010 at 12:43 | Unregistered CommenterJulia McClelland

We spend no money in English pubs now, only abroad, where we can drink and smoke in comfort inside.
Norwich South was lost by Charles Clarke due to the smoking ban.
Cheers and good luck !

October 12, 2010 at 15:15 | Unregistered Commenterspana

Iain Dale's site will not me sign in to make any comments. I have tried using both my Google account as well as my typepad account, and each time it tells me that it is wrong when I know it isn't.

I have emailed Iain and asked for any help but so far no luck I'm afraid.

October 12, 2010 at 16:17 | Unregistered CommenterPeter Thurgood

Exactly the same problem. I've even reset my password but I still can't get in. It seems to be doing fine without me, though.

October 12, 2010 at 17:06 | Unregistered CommenterFrank

Frank, I emailed Iain, and I don't know if he did anything or not, but I am now on there and up and running.

October 12, 2010 at 17:40 | Unregistered CommenterPeter Thurgood

No doubt the usual 'Gesundheitsfaschismus' line will prevail - but I hope for the very best tomorrow re: D Nuttall MP. As pubs/clubs are basically empty now and closing at the rate of knots, the 'protecting bar staff from second hand smoke' crap line of indoctrination should be wearing rather thin.

October 12, 2010 at 19:38 | Unregistered CommenterJenny of Yorkshire

I cant get on either.

October 12, 2010 at 22:32 | Unregistered Commentersheila


Love it, Jenny: just the right language to describe this particular mania !

Wonder what Mr Freud would have made of it ?

October 12, 2010 at 23:46 | Unregistered CommenterMartin V

Yet again, Debs got away with the heart attack reduction 'evidence' - and the lie that the ban is really, really popular.

God, she sounds like a broken record.

October 13, 2010 at 0:04 | Unregistered CommenterJoyce

Yes... Good luck with it but as i have mentioned several times before, nothing and absolutley nothing! will change the preset agenda by any government. Sorry to be so negative but its the truth.

October 13, 2010 at 7:17 | Unregistered CommenterPeter James

"the lie that the ban is really, really popular."

In which case, of course, any pub landlord foolish enough to allow smoking on his premises (legally) can expect a mass evacuation of staff and (remaining) customers to Smokefree Land, and the collapse of his business within the month.

Tell you what, Madame Arnott - let's test it out, shall we ?

Once you've finished your knitting, and the Executioner's gone for a quick coffee, that is......................................

Question to Joyce:

Is it that these freaks simply CAN'T do Logic - and find the answers it gives - or WON'T do Logic - BECAUSE of the answers it gives ? As Deep Thought would have said: tricky.

October 13, 2010 at 10:09 | Unregistered CommenterMartin V

It failed, a sad day for liberty. On the bright side, the opposing MP's was visibly shaking when he was cherry-picking comments from blogs. Looks like parliament needs to be further educated on facts.

October 13, 2010 at 13:13 | Unregistered CommenterAndrew P

Like I wrote yesterday - Martin and all - the usual Gesundheitsfaschismus prevails. The ban is so popular most pubs etc. now resemble funeral parlours - same amount of life in them. I despair, I really do. 'They' (who are supposed to work for us and represent us, the people) are really our 'F├╝hrer' and 'Gesundheitsleiter' in all respects and we must obey.

October 13, 2010 at 20:20 | Unregistered CommenterJenny of Yorkshire

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