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Councillor hits out at West Yorkshire pension investments in tobacco From Bradford Telegraph and Argus

“It’s absolutely illogical to keep on investing millions of pounds in producing tobacco products when the Council and local health services are spending a fortune trying to get people to stop smoking.”

via Councillor hits out at West Yorkshire pension investments in tobacco From Bradford Telegraph and Argus.

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Havering Council’s £2.3m tobacco scandal – News – Romford Recorder

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Fund managers to be questioned over council pension investments – Dundee / Local / News / The Courier

Fund managers to be questioned over council pension investments – Dundee / Local / News / The Courier.

Dundee Council seeking advice on alternative investments to tobacco.

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Dundee City Council urged to open up talks on tobacco firm investment – Dundee / Local / News / The Courier

Dundee City Council urged to open up talks on tobacco firm investment – Dundee / Local / News / The Courier.

Dundee City Council pension committee meets in closed ssesion tomorrow to consider whether to divest from tobacco.  This report says that it will be receiving legal advice on the matter.  I wonder if UK obligations under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control will feature in that advice?

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