The wait is over.
The Secretary of State for Health will today present a written ministerial statement announcing a consultation on the introduction of regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products.
This is the "final short consultation" the Government promised on April 3.
Let battle commence. Again.
PS. If you haven't yet written to David Cameron on the subject please do so NOW! Click here.
The Government has published information for an "open consultation" on plain packaging – click here:
The consultation closes on August 7, 2014 – the middle of the holiday season!
Here are some initial responses: