First Cabinet Posts AnnouncedYes, the same Andrew Lansley who dismissed Conservative Home's poll which suggested an amendment to the smoking ban was favourable to a majority of conservatives, let alone the rest of us.
HEALTH: Andrew Lansley
My understanding, however, is that Shadow Health Secretary Andrew Lansley - a great believer in public health - does not want to return to the issue.Yes, the same Lansley who (whether you enjoy tobacco or not) wants to
Mr Lansley said that, under the pharmacy contract, it was intended that pharmacists would help smokers who have not been targeted by their GPs, and stressed the importance of using the sector more in the provision of NHS smoking cessation services.Indeed, the same Andrew Lansley who was recently paid £114 per day by the pharmaceutical industry until Private Eye highlighted it.
Meanwhile in a double whammy, someone who used to be paid by big tobacco, Ken Clarke, is shoved out.
Come on now! You didn't really think anything was seriously going to change, did you?
Meet the new boss, same as ... well, you get the idea.
(Best start a new tag for Lansley as I think I'm going to need it ... oh yeah, and 'Change? What change?' too)