15/07/2013 06:44 BST | Updated 14/09/2013 06:12 BST

Lynton Crosby Chaired Tobacco Meeting Last Year, Says Labour

File photo dated 14/06/13 of Prime Minister David Cameron who has welcomed the deportation of Abu Qatada, saying removing the terror suspect from the UK "was a priority for this govt", and that there was a "clear plan" and a "right and stubborn refusal to bow to what many thought inevitable".

Lynton Crosby, the Conservative party's election co-ordinator, chaired a meeting last year where members of the tobacco industry discussed how to block the government's plan to force cigarettes to be sold in plain packets, Labour claimed on Sunday.