If the Government did go ahead and implement plain packaging in the UK and Scotland, do you believe this would just be an example of the Government trying to score political points or do you think it would be a genuine attempt to do the right thing?
UK petrol retailers' attitude to Government plans for cigarette plain packaging 2014
The survey shows petrol retailers' perception of government motivations if cigarette plain packaging legislation was implemented in the United Kingdom. "Plain packaging" refers to Government considerations to change cigarette packaging in the UK to a standardised and non-branded format. The question posed was "if the Government did go ahead and implement plain packaging in the UK and Scotland, do you believe this would just be an example of the Government trying to score political points or do you think it would be a genuine attempt to do the right thing?". Of respondents to the 2014 survey, 57 percent believed it would just be the Government trying to score political points.
If the Government did go ahead and implement plain packaging in the UK and Scotland, do you believe this would just be an example of the Government trying to score political points or do you think it would be a genuine attempt to do the right thing?
Share of respondents
Score political points57%
Genuine attempt to do the right thing36%
Unsure7%
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UK petrol retailers' attitude to Government plans for cigarette plain packaging 2014
The survey shows petrol retailers' perception of government motivations if cigarette plain packaging legislation was implemented in the United Kingdom. "Plain packaging" refers to Government considerations to change cigarette packaging in the UK to a standardised and non-branded format. The question posed was "if the Government did go ahead and implement plain packaging in the UK and Scotland, do you believe this would just be an example of the Government trying to score political points or do you think it would be a genuine attempt to do the right thing?". Of respondents to the 2014 survey, 57 percent believed it would just be the Government trying to score political points.
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