Oliver Colvile was the Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport (England) from 2010 to 2017.
Relationship with the Tobacco Industry
Accepted Tobacco Hospitality
In August 2011 Colvile had accepted one ticket, and associated hospitality, to the England vs India cricket test match at the Oval, worth £694.80, from JTI.
Opposed Tobacco Control Measures in UK
Against Smoking Ban
In October 2010, Colvile voted for the smoking ban to be overturned in pubs and private members’ clubs.
Profile of Oliver Colvile on TheyWorkForYou website.
- House of Commons Publications, Register of Members’ Financial Interests – 2 June 2014 report, 2 June 2014, accessed May 2019
- House of Commons Publications, Register of Members' Financial Interests - as at 13th December 2011 (pdf), 13 December 2011, accessed May 2019
- M. Goslett,K. Gladdis, Tobacco firm gave thousands of pounds worth of hospitality to nine MPs who opposed smoking bill, Daily Mail, 23 November 2011, accessed May 2019
- Public Houses and Private Members’ Clubs (Smoking) Bill, They Work For You, 13 October 2010, accessed May 2019