Councils paid to cut smoking, but have £2bn of tobacco shares

Goodey, Jan, Kennedy, Jennifer and Milmo, Cahal (2014) Councils paid to cut smoking, but have £2bn of tobacco shares. Independent on Sunday, 09 Nov, p. 6. ISSN (print) 0958-1723

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The aim of this research was to discover if there was a conflict between public sector investment and public policy. Through research into 101 UK Local Government Pension Scheme I discovered a number of local authorities, whose statutory responsibility is the promotion of public health through such things as anti-smoking campaigns, were at the same time investing millions in international tobacco companies.

Item Type: Article
Research Area: Epidemiology and public health
Health services research
Town and country planning
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (until 2017) > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Jan Goodey
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2018 14:55
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2018 14:55

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