On Monday (February 10), MPs voted by 376 to 107 in favour of an amendment to the Children and Families Bill which gives the Government the power to introduce a ban. While North West Cambridgeshire MP Shailesh Vara voted with the majority, Huntingdon MP Jonathan Djanogly was one of those who voted no. Mr Djanogly, who quit smoking 10 years ago, said: I like laws to be enforceable. I dont know how this is going to be enforced. Smoking is not something I would recommend is done in front of children, in or out of a car. But we live in a society where smoking is legal and homes and cars are private places. If youre going to bring in a ban for cars, I dont see any difference between a car and a kitchen. Meanwhile, Mr Vara said he supported a ban on health grounds. The reason why I voted for the ban is that people do die of passive smoking. With adults, when they are about to smoke, they ask other adults whether it is OK. In a car, nobody asks the child if they can smoke so I am sticking up for the child. Government ministers will now decide whether to introduce legislation.