Plain Packaging Review
Independent Review into standardised packaging of tobacco
The report of the independent review into standardised packaging of tobacco, undertaken by Sir Cyril Chantler, was published on Thursday 3 April 2014.
Report of the Independent Review undertaken by Sir Cyril Chantler (PDF, 1.16Mb)
Press Release, Wednesday 3 April 2014 (PDF, 326kb)
Further documents relating to the Review can be viewed here.
Terms of Reference
The Terms of Reference for the Review are set out in a letter to Sir Cyril dated Wednesday 27 November, from the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health, Jane Ellison MP.
Letter from Jane Ellison MP (PDF, 82kb)
View Sir Cyril Chantler's response (PDF, 127kb)
The Method Statement sets out the method by which the Review will be conducted. Details of how to contact the Review for the submission of evidence are included.
View the Method Statement (PDF, 186kb)
The Review will report by March 2014.
Sir Cyril is currently Chairman of University College London Partners, and non-executive Chairman of the Quality and Clinical Risk Committee of NHS England. He is a former Dean of the Guy’s, King’s College and St Thomas’ Hospitals’ Medical and Dental School.
By kind agreement of the Principal of King’s College London, the Review team will be hosted by King’s College at its Guy’s Campus. King’s College London has no responsibility for the conduct of the Review and will be reimbursed from the Review’s budget.
Relevant information will be made available to the public on this webpage.
Any opinions expressed in the report to be produced by the Review are the responsibility of its authors.
Note on expert advice commissioned (Word, 20kb)