MPs hail 'massive victory' after smoking plans approved

MPs have hailed plans to ban smoking in cars carrying children after it was overwhelmingly voted through in the Commons.

Despite opposition from some Conservative MPs, including Cabinet members, MPs approved the ban by 376 votes to 107.

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Massive victory on banning smoking in cars with children! Brilliant news for children's health!

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376-107 to ban smoking in cars with children present....majority 169. Hurrah. Thanks it will make a difference to 500000 children.

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Pleased to support historic vote for ban on smoking in cars when children are passengers. Long way to go as regulations needed #blf14 #ASH

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MPs vote to ban smoking in cars with children present

MPs have voted overwhelmingly in favour of plans to ban smoking in cars carrying children by 376 votes to 107, a majority of 269.