Oh, what a circus!
Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 10:40
Simon Clark

Yesterday was the deadline for a so-called "consultation" on smoking in cars carrying children in Scotland.

Submissions had to be sent direct to Jim Hume MSP who is proposing a Smoking (Children in Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill.

Since Mr Hume took the trouble to write to Forest inviting us to submit our views we felt it would be rude not to, but we are under no illusion about the nature of the report that will follow.

If Mr Hume wants to dispel even a little of our cynicism perhaps he could publish a list of everyone he invited to participate in this charade exercise.

Meanwhile I am tempted to launch yet another consultation, submissions to contact@forestonline.org.

Independent, impartial? You bet!

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