News in brief: Smoking ban gathers support from middle classes

A total of 48 per cent of people in England support the ban on all smoking in pubs introduced on 1 July, according to the annual British Social Attitudes survey involving 3,000 respondents. The survey by the National Centre for Social Research found that support for the ban is much wider among the middle classes (59 per cent) than the working classes (33 per cent).

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