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Ian Walker

Ian Walker is executive director of policy, information and communications at Cancer Research UK
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Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks at the 2023 Conservative Party Conference

Ian Walker reflects on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's announcements on tobacco at the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday Ian Walker reflects on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's announcements on tobacco at the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 6 October 2023

6 October 2023

Three people walking along a road

Ian Walker, Executive Director of Policy, Information and Communications, writes about some of the recent inequalities progress at Cancer Research UK Ian Walker, Executive Director of Policy, Information and Communications, writes about some of the recent inequalities progress at Cancer Research UK

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 2 August 2023

2 August 2023

Photograph of a crushed cigarette

Ian Walker covers the inequalities associated with smoking, as well as outlining how the Government could take steps to make the UK smokefree. Ian Walker covers the inequalities associated with smoking, as well as outlining how the Government could take steps to make the UK smokefree.

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 31 March 2023

31 March 2023

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Ian Walker on smoking
a person snapping a cigarette in half

Ian Walker describes how with swift political action we could prevent thousands of cancer deaths every year. Ian Walker describes how with swift political action we could prevent thousands of cancer deaths every year.

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 24 March 2023

24 March 2023

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Ian Walker on smoking
a smoking cigarette

Ian Walker reminds us why we need to keep our ‘pedal to the metal’ when it comes to further government policy intervention on smoking tobacco Ian Walker reminds us why we need to keep our ‘pedal to the metal’ when it comes to further government policy intervention on smoking tobacco

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 17 March 2023

17 March 2023

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Ian Walker on smoking
A pile of cigarettes

According to a new report, England has slipped further off track for its smokefree 2030 goal. Smoking addiction killed my grandfather – it's now up to the Government to protect my son. According to a new report, England has slipped further off track for its smokefree 2030 goal. Smoking addiction killed my grandfather – it's now up to the Government to protect my son.

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 29 December 2022

29 December 2022

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When the economy faces a slump, investing in research becomes an urgent priority, writes Dr Ian Walker, our executive director of policy, information and communications. When the economy faces a slump, investing in research becomes an urgent priority, writes Dr Ian Walker, our executive director of policy, information and communications.

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 16 November 2022

16 November 2022