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Decision details

Smokefree Play Park Scheme

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health, Executive Member for Health and Adult Social Care

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of report: to present the proposal to introduce a Smokefree playpark scheme in York, and commence public consultation on this. This will be taken forward with the Tobacco Control Plan. As discussed at the HWBB.

The Executive Member is asked to approve the proposal.




a.   That the Council’s commitments to the York Tobacco Control Plan (as detailed in Annex 1 of the report) be adopted.


b.   That the introduction of voluntary smokefree zones in York’s play areas, subject to public consultation be agreed in principle.


Reason:     Adopting the plan and agreeing in principle the Smokefree zone proposal is in line with the council’s duty to promote public health and the Health and Wellbeing Strategy, and is an opportunity to support partnership work and tangible action in this area.


Report author: Peter Roderick

Publication date: 09/12/2020

Date of decision: 09/12/2020

Decided at meeting: 09/12/2020 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health

Effective from: 12/12/2020

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