British lawmakers back car smoking ban
Published on Feb 11, 2014 6:32 AM
LONDON (AFP) - British members of parliament voted overwhelmingly on Monday in support of a ban on smoking in cars carrying children.
Lawmakers in the House of Commons, the lower house of parliament, voted in favour of a ban by 376 to 107.
It is now up to Prime Minister David Cameron's government to decide whether to actually bring a ban into effect.
Opponents of the measure had argued that legislation on the issue was not needed, and infringed people's freedoms.
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